If you stop in Milan for a short time, our advice is to jump on a Hop On Hop Off bus and discover all the secrets of the city.
P.za del Duomo, Milano, Milano 201227.02 MI/ 11.3 KM away
The Duomo of Milan is the city's cathedral located in the namesake square. This masterpiece is the largest gothic church in the world and its timeless beauty makes it a relevant landmark, not only for the city itself but also for the entire country. The church has also earned another record: this building houses the highest number of statues in the world, have fun counting them all!
Piazza Castello, Milano, Milano 201214.47 MI/ 7.2 KM away
One of the symbols of Milan, the Sforzesco Castle houses the very interesting civic collection of the city's museums. Established since the nineteenth century, the collection includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, ceramics, tapestries and much more. And, as in any castle, a mysterious secret passageway cannot be missing: according to some, walking along it would lead to the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Unfortunately, the tunnel is blocked by a landslide.
Via Filodrammatici, 2, Milano, Milano 201215.53 MI/ 8.9 KM away
The Alla Scala Theater is an institution in the world of opera. Built by the order of Maria Theresa of Austria, this theatre laid the foundations for those built in the following years. In addition to being considered among the most prestigious opera houses in the world, the theatre is said to host an unusual presence: the ghost of Maria Malibra, a famous 19th-century soprano. Do not miss out on visiting it and tell us if you hear her singing!
Via Brera, 28 Milano, Milano, Milano 201215.59 MI/ 9 KM away
The Brera Pinacoteca, a must for those visiting Milan, is housed in the namesake palace built in the seventeenth century. In addition to the Pinacoteca, the palace also houses a library and, in its gardens, a beautiful botanical garden. Among the numerous works of art preserved here, Hayez's Kiss is certainly one of the most famous and appreciated.