7 Places to visit on a family trip to Milan, Italy


Milan Cathedral


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 The Milanese just call it IL Duomo and is the largest Cathedral in the world. It has a holding capacity of some 40,000 people.  The magnitude of the Cathedral in itself would hold any tourist entranced. The design work on the wall is the other factor to attract any visitor. There are numerous other relics that would be of interest to any tourist within the Cathedral.

 Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper


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 This piece of art which requires no explanation can be found within the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, in the Corso Magenta. The church itself dates back to 1465 and the architecture with its Renaissance association makes it an archaeologist’s interest. There are many other works of art that holds people in wonder as yet, in this place.

 Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II


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 The grand Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II was a creation of Giuseppe Mengoni a famous architect of his times.  The building dates back to 1865 and 1877 for its construction. The cafes and coffee shops in the building today are frequented by people all day through. The luxury shops adding to the vibrant feel of the place.

 Opera at Teatro alla Scala


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 La Scala as is better known is famous as the most prestigious opera house in the world. Musicians of great fame have performed in this area. Events held today are in high demand and tickets sold well in advance. The building also is a museum of sorts with the costumes adorned by people of the past are yet maintained.

 Castello Sforzesco


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 The Costello today hosts the Muse del Castello Sforzesco which is a series of museums with sculpture being the prized show in the walls. Some masterpiece art and artifacts are once again stored in this place. Any lover of history and its art would stand mesmerized in this place.

 Pinacoteca di Brera


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Dating back to 1651 and 11773 when this was built, it was the Jesuit College in those times. Since 1776 it was transformed into the Academy of Fine Arts.



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 The church was erected in 386 and named after the saint of the city at that time.  The architecture is once again of such fine work that visitors would find hypnotizing.