Reasons to Recommend: The Cathedral Square is located in the heart of Milan, surrounded by many important buildings, including Milan’s landmark Milan Cathedral. The square gradually developed with the construction of the cathedral and was named after the cathedral. In the middle of the square stands the bronze statue of the horse of the king of Italy, Vittorio Emanuel II. The square is surrounded by a series of important buildings such as the Emmanuel II promenade, the royal palace of the neoclassical style, and the Cathedral Museum, which exudes a rich medieval atmosphere. There are many shopping malls, shopping malls, luxury boutiques and high-end restaurants in the vicinity of the square. It is a well-known leisure shopping area in Milan.
Reasons to Recommend: Milan Cathedral is a famous landmark located in Cathedral Square in the heart of the city. The gorgeous exterior of the church is contrasted with its simple interior, with a long and narrow hall and high ceiling. The floor of the hall consists of colored tile that has survived for hundreds of years. On both sides of the hall are towering stone pillars and beautiful stained-glass windows, most featuring sections of the story of Jesus. There are three circular lattice windows on the east side of the church, generally considered the finest windows in the entire church.
Reasons to Recommend: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is located on the north side of Milan Cathedral Square and connects to Scala Square. It is widely recognized as one of Europe's most beautiful structures. Two cross-shaped corridors, topped with glass domes, meet together. When the sun shines through the glass domes, the shimmering colors are absolutely spectacular. When you come to Milan, you have to stop at the promenade. It's also a great place to go shopping. You can find many designer brands, including Gucci, LV, Prada, etc.
Reasons to Recommend: Sforza Castle was the defending power of Milan in the 14th and 15th centuries. Acting as one of the grandest citadels in Europe, it’s almost hard to believe this great structure now holds collections of art and often serves as the venue for weddings. While it suffered much during World War II, post-war reconstruction helped transform it into the museum it is today, where works from both Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci can be found within.
Reasons to Recommend: Enjoy opera in its finest glory when you visit the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. The current edifice, built in 1776 by Pietro Marliani, Pietro Nosetti and Antonio and Giuseppe Fe, is the home of the famous La Scala di Milano opera company, but you can also view a ballet at the La Scala Theatre Ballet. You can watch performances of Tosca or Der Ring by outstanding tenors and sopranos renowned throughout Italy for their talents. Take advantage of using the modern electronic monitors that enable you to read libretti in English and Italian.
Reasons to Recommend: Santa Maria delle Grazie is located in the west of Milan, on the south side of Sforza Castle. This red Catholic building is made up of churches and Dominican monastery, famous for its mural "Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci in the monastery cafeteria, and listed as a UN World Heritage Site in 1980. Da Vinci's painting "The Last Supper" was drawn on the wall of the monastery's restaurant. It was created by Da Vinci in the 15th century. It uses a combination of innovative bold oil paintings and tempera paintings to create a unique Perspective effect.
Reasons to Recommend: San Siro Football Stadium, also known as Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, is the home of two strong teams of Serie A AC Milan and Inter Milan, the European Football Temple, and was selected by UEFA as one of the five-star European stadiums. The stadium is designed with the English stadium as a template. When completed, the four-sided stands can accommodate approximately 35,000 spectators. In addition to looking around the stadium, you can also visit the locker room and visitor room of the two teams of AC Milan and Inter Milan. What is even more exciting is that you can enter the stadium through the player's aisle and enjoy the scenery of the stadium.
Reasons to Recommend: The Pinacoteca di Brera was founded in 1776, and boasts important works by Italian and foreign masters from 1400 to 1900. Of special note are the paintings by Vincenzo Foppa, Lorenzo Lotto, Paolo Veronese, Tintoretto, Giovanni Bellini, Andrea Mantegna, Tiziano, Correggio, Bramante, Gentile da Fabriano, Piero della Francesca, Caravaggio, Rubens, Hayez. Famous works like Sposalizio della Vergine by Raffaello, the Cristo morto by Andrea Mantegna, Madonna and Saints by Piero della Francesca and the Madonna in trono e Santi by Ercole Dè Roberti.
Reasons to Recommend: Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology is located near the Milan City Hall and is dedicated to commemorating the achievements of the famous painter and scientist Da Vinci in science and technology. The museum was converted from a monastery built in the 16th century. The interior retains the structure and style of the building itself. In addition to the exhibition rooms related to Da Vinci, there are also exhibition rooms in such topics as astronomy, agriculture, electronics, and SL vehicles.
Reasons to Recommend: See the human skulls and bones at San Bernardino alle Ossa chapel in Milan, Italy. Explore the unusual and extraordinary chapel built in 1695 because the nearby cemetery ran out of space. Somewhat hidden off the main church, skulls, leg and arm bones are wall mounted in various cruciform patterns. Some debate exists as to the origin of the bones from the decapitated heads of criminals, to illegitimate children or martyrs from the Arian massacres. Even more debatable is visitors' take on the attraction from freakish and bizarre to delightfully disturbing.