Milan is one of the biggest and most famous cities in Italy, it is very famous for the fashion industry but there are also many things to do and see.
The Lombard capital is one of the most famous Italian cities in the world and has much to offer the tourist: entertainment, culture, nightlife, and shopping.
Milano is not only shopping and business but there is a lot of stuff to see when it comes to arts and beautiful buildings to see.
The Duomo di Milano is known worldwide and it is an amazing architecture you might be familiar with and where you want to start your tour.
If you are interested in discovering Milan a bit better read on this article where I will list the top places to go visit and what to eat in Milano.
We can start our tour from the Duomo of Milan which is so ethereal as to seem almost unreal, the Duomo is a perfect synthesis of Lombard and Nordic architecture and houses 3,500 statues inside.
Something curious is that among the popular statues there are also statues of people like Dante Alighieri and the Boxer Primo Carnera.
Cenacolo Vinciano a Santa Maria Delle Grazie is a mandatory place to go if you want to see one of the most famous paintings from Leonardo Da Vinci.
Inside of this building, you will be able to admire The Last Supper (L’Ultima Cena) that is jealously preserving, this masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
I Navigli is a beautiful place you need to go visit if you are in Milan, here is where most of the nightlife takes place.
Today the Navigli is the “romantic” part of the city; the most famous canal is the Naviglio Grande, a destination ready to capture tourists in photos in this romantic postcard setting.
The Sforzesco Castle was built between 1358 and 1368 and was the favorite residence, among others, also of Ludovico il Moro and Beatrice d’Este. Still today it is one of the largest castles in Europe.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is the place where all the most expensive restaurants and shops are showing off their products for sale.
In the center you can put your shoe heel and twist around your toes, doing that will bring you money and luck, if you believe in miracles.
In Milan there are some of the most luxurious and prestigious university, kids going to these schools are spoiled, rich and they like to party.
If you are in Milan and you want to taste the nightlife and explore some bars the best place to go is the city center near the duomo and the Navigli quarter.
Some other monuments and museum worth a visit are:
In Milan you will be able to find restaurants of any kind, the city is well integrated worldwide and there are many ethnicities in it.
One of the most popular dishes in Milan is called Risotto Alla Milanese which is rice with saffron that gets the typical yellow color.
If you like risotto you definitely want to go ahead and order this dish in a restaurant and you will love it so much for sure.
Another dish that is famous worldwide is the Cotoletta Alla Milanese, the meat is covered with breadcrumbs and then fried in olive oil.
Asparagus with eggs is another great dish you can find in Milan if you like asparagus and I know that you love them a lot.
Another great dish that can be found in Milan and in Pavia is the risotto with Ossobuchi. Ossobuco is a delicious kind of meat that has a bone in the middle and that makes it tastier than the regular meat.
If you want to check out some recipes here is a good link of these plates:
Milan is one of the most visited and biggest cities in Italy and if you love shopping and the new hypes you definitely want to go visit this city.
There are a lot of people living there and the chaos of the city is felt almost anywhere, there is a lot of smog and it is not the city I love the most in Italy.
There are a lot of famous and prestigious things to visit and some of the most important arts and monuments in Italy are preserved in its museums.
In Milan, there are also nice skyscrapers and a nice financial district that it looks very modern. If you have time you can go visit the Pirelli skyscraper which is one of the nicest skyscrapers in Italy.
The Torre Velasca is also one of the most important architectures of the city and can be seen from the top of the dome of Milan.
A lot of people don’t like it but it was designed by a famous architect and it should deserve some attention.
In Milan you will be able to find any kind of restaurant from Mexican, to Poke’ and Ethiopian. The community is very international and the food is yummy pretty much everywhere.
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