The Treasures of Milan in Italy

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The Duomo of Milan's facade
The Duomo of Milan's west facade
Milan was the capital of the Western Roman Empire from 286 to 402 and then became one of the most important cities, a duchy, in Italy from the 11th century.

Its artistic and cultural heritage is exceptional with its extraordinary Duomo, the Sforza Castle, the Scala Opera House in Milan, the “Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci and his “Codex Atlanticus” at the Ambrosiana.

Milan is also the capital of Italian fashion, and its artistic and intellectual life is one of the richest in Italy.

Our practical advice for visiting Milan

The most important places you must visit in Milan are on our pages, with numerous photos and in-depth articles for each.

Leonardo da Vinci's “Last Supper” at Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
Leonardo da Vinci's “Last Supper”
You will, therefore, be able to prepare your stay quietly from home according to your tastes.

By seeing the photos we have taken, you will already want to visit this or that museum, which will save you unnecessary trips and money.

Also note that for the most famous places in Milan, such as the Duomo and especially the “Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, it is best to book as far in advance as possible so as not to have the unpleasant surprise of not being able to enter due to lack of space available.

To get around and make the most of Milan, you will also find a “Useful” section with transport (plane, metro, bus, train, luggage storage, taxi), the weather, the best restaurants in Milan and our shopping addresses.

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