A route in the center of Milan to discover the places of the famous Fashion District, with its luxurious ways that host the prestigious boutiques of haute couture.
1. Via Montenapoleone
The heart of the Quadrilatero is Via Montenapoleone, renowned throughout the world and considered one of the most expensive and prestigious in the world, on par with the Fifth Avenue of New York. Here are concentrated high-end boutiques, jewelry stores, showrooms, bakeries and prestigious delis .
2. Via Della Spiga
Given the lounge of the city, with shops and showroom of more than 70 international brands, from jewelry to clothing, from shoes to design. But Via della Spiga is different from other ways of Quadrilatero by the intimate atmosphere while walking on cobblestones and pavement characteristic among the historic buildings that give a picture of the past, all within the city walls dating back to the Middle Ages.
3. Via Manzoni
The famous street dedicated to Alessandro Manzoni in the nineteenth century was the most luxurious street in Milan and in Europe, living in the city, which passed through the horse-drawn carriages that accompanied the high society at the Teatro La Scala.
Today, the street retains the ancient glories of the past, thanks to the presence of historic buildings such as Palazzo Borromeo-d'Adda, with its large courtyards, who had the privilege of hosting Stendhal, Palazzo Gallarati-Scotti in which they are precious frescoes of Tiepolo Palazzo Melzi, which was destroyed by bombing in '43, in place of which today there is a tunnel that leads to the entrance of the Teatro Manzoni.
4. Corso Venezia
Starts from Piazza San Babila to Corso Buenos Aires, one of the most beaten by the Archbishop of Milan and its guests. Corso Venezia is characterized by its variety of scenarios: next to the boutiques of the fashion we find fascinating, historic buildings, the History Museum, the Planetarium, where you can admire the constellations, to the entrance to the public gardens, one of the green present in the city center.