Top 10 Milan Attractions 2016

The Duomo is Milan’s most recognized symbol and most visited attraction. Built over 600 years, its exterior, interior and rooftop are all equally rewarding. On a clear day you can see the Alps from the rooftop!

There are historical excavations under Duomo which can be viewed, and a museum about the history of the building across the plaza, which is also worth seeing.

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The Last Supper or L Ultima Cena is the world renowned 15th century mural by Leonardo da Vinci. It is in the refectory of the Santa Maria delle Grazie convent.
The actual painting itself covers a dining hall wall in the monastery and measures 180 inches by 350 inches. The Last Supper shows the reaction from each apostle when Jesus told them that one of them would betray him. On their faces you see anger and shock as they all take in the news. More Details>
The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a vibrant mall and lifestyle destination, enclosed in a stunning cast iron and glass structure. It connects two other top attractions of Milan, The Scala Theatre and The Duomo
It hosts some of the biggest luxury retailers in the world selling a myriad of jewelry, books, paintings and haute couture. It is also the home to some of the oldest restaurants in the city including the Biffi Caffe whose pastry chef in 1867 catered to the monarch. More Details>
Castello Sforzesco is an iconic castle constructed of red brick, which was firstly a Visconti dynasty fortress then became home to the Sforza dynasty who wielded power over Renaissance Milan.
Inside the castle are excellent museums and galleries, containing works by Michelangelo, Titian, Bellini and others. Michelangelo's final work Pieta Rondanini is here. More Details>
La Scala in Milan is one of the world's best known Opera Houses. Rossini, Puccini, Verdi have all been featured here.

Built on the site of the former church Santa Maria della Scala, it has been wowing audiences and visitors since the 1770s. The theatre also has a school - La Scala Theatre Academy which offers professional dance, music and stage management training. More Details>
Pinacoteca di Brera hosts some of the best paintings in Milan, it is the main public gallery of the city. There are a number of masterpieces here including Madonna of the Cherubim by Mantegna, The Marriage of the Virgin painted by Raphael and Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio.

The Observatory in the Brera also hosted astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli for many years. You can also walk around the pretty garden and courtyard which showcases intricately detailed sculptures.

The Brera neighbourhood is trendy and charming, you can drop in for an aperitivo or a meal, or take a romantic stroll.More Details>
If you have seen the sights of Milan and would like a lazy day relaxing by the lake, sitting with a picnic on the grass come to Parco Sempione.

You can also visit Napoleon's mini colosseum, it hosts large summer concerts, football and rugby matches. There is a lot for children to do, from mini go-karts to large open spaces to run around in. It's also a great place for dog-walking.More Details>
Close to the Duomo, like so many top Milan sights, the Parrocchia di San Satiro is a Renaissance church dedicated to Satyrus, the brother of St. Ambrose.

Bramante's false apse is a stunning piece of art, and the highlight of the church, which gives it a monumental feel far exceeding its actual size.
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The San Maurizio complex is considered by some to be the Sistine Chapel of Milan. There is an adjoining monastery for Benedictine nuns. All of this is built amongst Roman ruins.

The complex is rich in art and is a short walk from the Duomo and Santa Maria dell Grazie, which houses The Last Supper.
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If you are a football fan, San Siro is a must see, you can leisurely walk around the stadium at your own pace. There is a museum also dedicated to the stories of A.C Milan and Inter Milan which showcases a variety of trophies, art, shoes, historical shirts and souvenirs.

In addition to San Siro being a world class football stadium it has also hosted Boxing matches, rugby union and some of the largest names in Rock and Pop in the world.More Details>

Map : Top 10

Address Details

1 : Milan Cathedral
Piazza del Duomo, Milan

2 : Last Supper
Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 20123 Milano, Italy, Milan

3 : Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo, 20123, Milan

4 : Sforzesco Castle
Piazza Castello, 20121, Milan

5 : Opera Museum - La Scala
Largo Antonio Ghiringhelli, 1, 20121, Milan

6 : Pinacoteca di Brera
Via Brera, 28, 20121, Milan

7 : Sempione Park
Piazza Sempione, 20154, Milan

8 : Parrocchia di San Satiro
Via Torino, 17/19, 20123, Milan

9 : San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
Corso Magenta, 13, 20123, Milan

10 : San Siro Stadium
Piazzale Angelo Moratti, 20151, Milan

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