A visit to the city of Milan through the main monuments and places that have characterized the history. A trail that the discovery of the main places and symbols of the city of Milan, always at the forefront at the European level, the capital of fashion and finance. A tour of the city can only start from Piazza del Duomo, visited by millions of tourists and visitors from all over the world.
The Duomo of Milan is the most representative monument of the city. Built between 1400 and 1500 AD is one of the main symbols of Gothic architecture. Impressive, rich in history, anecdotes and curiosities, it is frequented by the faithful and tourists at any time of the day. It is located on the immense Cathedral Square, the nerve center of the city of Milan. The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a covered walkway, 196 meters long, which connects Piazza della Scala with Piazza Duomo. Here we find elegant shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and historical libraries, which are characterized by the shop windows with slogans gold on black.
The Teatro La Scala: Famous for hosting First show of international level, the Teatro della Scala is one of the most important theaters of the world, because of its excellent programming and opera for the success of the artists who over the years we have exhibited here. The Prime Scala represent an event of glamor and high society in which people take part in the world of entertainment, the arts, sports, music and finance.
Representative of the city of Milan is also the Sforzesco Castle. The castle was founded by Galeazzo II Visconti, afterwards Ludovico il Moro called to decorate it famous artists, including Donato Bramante and Leonardo da Vinci. Represents a milestone, a destination for visitors and tourists especially with the arrival of summer populate its outer courts and the adjacent square that overlooks the fountain with its water jets.
The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is the Dominican basilica belonging to the order, known throughout the world because houses the famous fresco of the Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci, which is in the refectory of the convent and that every day is visited by hundreds of people. The church was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Basilica of Sant Ambrogio: Built at the request of the bishop of Milan, Ambrogio, and dates back to the Middle Ages, the church today is considered the second church in order of importance of the city as well as one of the highest expressions of Lombard Romanesque art. The basilica can boast among its architects Bramante, who built the famous one part in 1492, and Lanino Bernardino, who gave his touch Renaissance.
The Basilica of San Lorenzo is one of the oldest churches in Milan, built in Roman times and rebuilt several times. And situated within the circle of canals in Ticinese area, one of the most populated of the city. In front of the facade still remain columns that rise on the square in front of the basilica and in the Middle Ages led to Porta Ticinese.