Santa Maria delle Grazie
The famous Last Supper painting by Leonardo Da Vinci is found in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. This is the great painting of the era capturing the moment where Jesus shared his last meal before being executed. The painting is so real and artistic and it makes you wonder the talent of Da Vinci. It is a great idea to reserve a time prior to visiting the art.
Plaza del Duomo
The Plaza del Duomo is an amazing site and it is considered the largest church in the whole of Christianity. There are thousands of statues found in the church. It has a baroque and a neo gothic facade. The place took five centuries in order to be completed. To appreciate the whole beauty of the place, you would want to take a trip to the roof where you can see the Alps.
Milan shop windows
Milan is known as one of the fashion capitals where clothes jump off from the runway. The boutiques in the city are found in one spot. You can find shops of top designers like Armani, Pradi and Versace. Although the price tags are way up, you can spend time looking at the windows.
You can explore the maze of Castello Sforzesco. There are about 12 small museums with collections coming from the Paleolithic era through the 50’s. Bear in mind that you will need the whole day to visit the place. There is a showcase specifically for Leonardo Da Vinci. There are also notable galleries like Pinacoteca di Castelloand Civiche Raccolte d’Arte Antica.
Milan is not Venice but has a lot of canals where you can silently cruise the waters. There are tours that you can join where you can see important parts of the city like Scodellino Bridge and several ports. The banks of the canals are filled with small shops, bookstores and pubs.
If you are in Milan then savor the flavors of their cuisines. The restaurants in the area offer authentic Italian food. You can find restaurants with cozy ambiance which is perfect if you want to relax.
Spas in Milan
Do you want to relax? Milan has a lot of spas that offer special treatment specifically customized for you. There are day passes where you can have access to saunas and pools. This is also another way to relax.
Pinacoteca di Brera
If you love the art then you will enjoy the best collection of the Pinacoteca di Brera. It is a museum that covers the art works of the 13th to the 20th century Italian artists. Among the must see art works include Dead Christ, the moving Pieta, and the Supper at Emmaus. There is a section filled with modern collection. Near the museum is the Orto Botanico di Brera where you can relax.
By Elsi H
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