Half day Highlights Milan city tour
Milan is also the home of Italys stock exchange and almost italian fashion designers have the headquarter in Milan city.
Must visit attractions are located in the dowtown area and for that reason i suggest a walking trip around the city center and by car just a highlights trip for a fast knowledge of the places.
Milan is vibrant and has many sights of interest, as well as being of trips outside city like lake Maggiore, lake Como, Bellagio and way not just a jump cross the border in Switzerland to Lugano and maybe a shopping stop to FoxTown high fashion in Mendrisio, about one hour fare from Milan.
The point zero is always Duomo di Milano Cathedral, world's largest Gothic church, the spirit of Milan and all its history where you can visit the underground and the rooftop with very beautiful panoramic view of the area; since no so long time ago the Cathedarl was the highest builing of the city.
Just few steps away from the Duomo di Milano Cathedral, crossing Vittorio Emanuele Gallery street reach La Scala Opera House where in the last 200 years Verdi, Puccini, Paganini, Maria Callas and other great composers made his debut. La Scala Opera House Web Site
Few minutes walking from La Scala Opera House in Brera District may visit Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Museum and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus personal collection of drawings and notes Ambrosiana
High Fashion area called also Quadrilatero della moda with via Montenapoleone, via della Spiga, via Gesu, via Manzoni with all important fashion designer boutique.
The Castello Sforzesco ( Sforzesco Castle ), held by the Visconti and the Sforza families, was built in 1368 and rebuilt in 1450.
Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper inside gothic brick church of Santa Maria delle Grazie Cenacolo Vinciano - Last Supper