Sightseeing

Discover the top tours in Milan.

BASE Milano, photo credits Maria Teresa Furnari

BASE Milano, the Factory of Ideas

What is BASE? It isn’t easy to classify but it could be defined as an ‘incubator of ideas and events’. Ultra-cool and socially engaged,...
A panoramic view of the Sforza Castle, photo credits (c) Milano Panoramica

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Sforza Castle

The Sforza Castle is the place where Leonardo da Vinci spent his golden years as an artist. As you explore its magnificent fifteenth-century rooms,...
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CityLife District: the Hadid and Libeskind Residential Buildings

The CityLife district in Milan is one of the city’s new hubs of attractions, the result of an in-depth urban redevelopment project of an...
Palazzo Reale from above, photo credits (c) Milano Panoramica

Palazzo Reale – A Royal Exhibition Venue

Formerly the residence of all those who governed Milan, from Napoleon to the Royal House of Savoy, the Palazzo Reale is currently one of...
Triennale Design Museum

La Triennale – Milan Design Museum

Exhibition Venue The Triennale Milano, or Palazzo dell’Arte, is one of the most vibrant, popular and important exhibition centers in the city of Milan. Featuring...
Photo of the Shoah Memorial of Milan

Shoah Memorial of Milan

Where Milan has given its contribution to the publication of the official guide to the Shoah Memorial of Milan in Italian and English language. The...
Photo of Civic Aquarium of Milan,

Milan Aquarium

Housed in a splendid Liberty-style building (main photo, in a shot by Mauro Mariani), the Civic Aquarium of Milan (Acquario Civico di Milano) is one...
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Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco)

Castello Sforzesco is a surprising monument sheltering several specialized museums and traces of the city’s past. An oasis of art and culture. Castello Sforzesco was...
Dining in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele , credits Elena Chochkova under c.c 3.0 licence

Itinerary: Shopping & Dining in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

After observing an old Milanese tradition known as the ritual of the bull (grind your heel three times on a specific spot of the mosaic of the Bull positioned...
Teatro alla Scala

La Scala Opera House

Considered one of the most important and famous theatres in the world, known as the ‘Temple of Opera’ , La Scala has hosted the...
A map of the Design Districts

Must-visit Design Districts

Last updated on 18 June 2021 The Fuorisalone event sees the involvement of almost all the districts in the city, even though some are more active...
San Siro Stadium the Temple of Football

San Siro Stadium and Its Museum

The San Siro Stadium with a capacity of 80,018 seats all covered in its three tiered structure is the largest stadium in Italy and the fourth in...
Milan Chinatown, photo credits LucaChp under c.c. 3.0 licence

Discover Milan's Chinatown: via Paolo Sarpi

Milan’s Chinatown, known in Italian as Quartiere Cinese, is the oldest and biggest Chinese district in Italy. This pedestrian district stretches over the central...
Photo of Masterpieces of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Poldi Pezzoli House Museum

Located just steps from Teatro alla Scala, Poldi Pezzoli is a well-loved House Museum hosting works of art donated to the City of Milan...