Milan, like many other big cities, is rich in sights, elegant architecture, a crazy number of shops, with world brands, theaters, cathedrals ... It all took about seven centuries, and we have one day to quickly saturate with these beauties. Well, let's take a chance !? It will not be as difficult as it seems, because in this city everything is so compact and thought out is located. Our guides-translators have made for you the route TOP 8 places in the most cult places of Milan. So, where to go in Milan?
TOP 1. Duomo
It is best to start a tour of the beauties of Milan from the chic Duomo, which the inhabitants of this city consider their main attraction. The creation of this masterpiece of world architecture took more than 400 years. The number of sculptures that adorn the cathedral and the scale is just crazy. A little advice - it's better not to be lazy and go there early in the morning, until a huge number of tourists, did not protect us from the possibility to get there all the same.
Top 2. Italian cuisine
Lunch in an Italian restaurant will certainly add to you energy and experience in the taste of cuisine of different people of the world and the knowledge of a peculiar and very tasty Italian cuisine. You are really forgive yourself if you have visited native country of pizza, you will not taste it, so to speak "in the original"), not to mention pasta ... Ravioli .... And an incredibly rich assortment of fine wines of Italy. The choice and taste at every step beckon chic restaurants (for example Pescetto in Via Volta 9 - fish restaurant where a dinner with a glass of wine you will cost 20 euros) and budget cozy trattorias (such as recommended by local Italians Arco Della Pace or Bhangra bar).
There is still such a concept among Italians, which we liked very much, "aperitivo" - a drink with light snacks or dinner. Usually in institutions this time is dinner according to our Ukrainian standards: on average from 18:30 to 21:00. During the aperitif you pay only for drinks, and you can take food as much as you want!
TOP 3. Cathedral Square
Piazza del Duomo - this place is adorned with a magnificent amount of sights and palaces, with an equally breathtaking history. Particular attention will be attracted to you by the cathedral located in the center of the square. Which just impresses with its scale. Its capacity allows you to stay there for about 40 thousands of human. Mixing of styles here causes delight, but it is caused by the fact that it took about 6 centuries to create this masterpiece. You can say the cathedral was built in step with the times.
TOP 4. Shopping
The most important and big plus of Italy, especially for our beautiful half, is of course stores. After all, everyone knows that every woman's dream is to go shopping in Italy, which is glorified for the whole world, as the heart of fashion brands and fine boutiques. Go to the street Corso Buenos Aires, which is considered the main place for shopping and which is the largest concentration of boutiques. The most famous shops are located near the station Lima. As an option to drop into the department store The Rinascente, which is on the street Corso Vittorio Emanuel. There you will also manage to dive headlong into his majesty "World Brands".
TOP 5. Terraces
If the chance to visit Milan fell on a warm season, do not deny yourself the pleasure after a tiring shopping to sit on one of the terraces and drink some wine, let rest our legs and our little heads from a busy day. And even here we will have time to please and our eyes, because the view from the hotel's terraces is no less gorgeous than just a walk around the city. Here are a few options from which you can choose where to take a breath, and by the way they all have a view of the Dome Cathedral:
* Terrace Rinascente
* Terrace в Boscolo Hotel
* Roof shopping mall terrace The Brian&Berry Store
And other terraces:
* Terrace Aperol directly opposite the Duomo
* Terrace - roof bar Triennale Museum (with a charming view of the park Sempione Park)
TOP 6. Museums
A natural visit to such a place in any city is not even discussed, and even more so in Milan. It is worth visiting the art gallery of Brera. Here you can see a delightful collection of Renaissance paintings. Find it is not difficult, since it is located in the heart of the Brera quarter (via Brera, 28.), the museum works all days except Monday from 8-30 to 19-15, the ticket price is 7-10 €.
The Museum of Technology, Technology and Science of the famous "Leonardo da Vinci" (Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia). Here you will see the world's largest collection of car models, painted by da Vinci.
Opening hours: Tues - Fri from 9:30 to 17:00; Sat and Sun: 9:30 - 18:30.
Ticket price: 4 - 10 euros;
Where is: Via S. Vittore, 21.
Toy Museum - more than 2,000 toys ..... exhibits collected over the past few centuries. This can not fail to impress). The museum does not work in the summer, only from September to May, tickets are best booked in advance.
Opening hours: holidays and weekends from 14:30 to 18:30.
Where is the Toy Museum: via Rodari, 3.
TOP 7. Exhibition Center Salone Del Mobile
Saloni del Mobile is the latest novelties in the world of interior ... Furniture ... Design ... All the latest) Maybe you'll find new ideas for yourself at home). This exhibition also has the right to be called a week of high fashion, only in the field of furniture). This year the exhibition will be held from 17- to 24-th April) So we still have time))
In the exhibition center Fieramilano, the address is Fiera Milano SpA, Strada Statale del Sempione, 28, 20017 Rho (Milano), Italy.
TOP 8. Cultural program. Cinema, theaters, restaurants
Decorate the rest of the day and enjoy yourself hiking in one of the Italian restaurants, which in Milan a huge number and get into one of them will not be difficult.
Top 9. Gallery of Victor Emmanuel II
Gallery of Victor Emmanuel II - a landmark of Italy, often referred to as the "living room" of Milan. Also the gallery is considered the oldest of all passages in the world. Located in the heart of the city, this shopping arcade connects the two most beautiful squares of the "fashion capital" - the square in front of the Duomo cathedral and the square in front of the La Scala theater. The gallery of Victor Emmanuel II is the main trade attraction of Milan and every woman simply has to visit this unique shopping center. Shops are open from 10:00 to 22:00, and the gallery itself is open around the clock.
TOP 10. Sforza Castle
Bright impressions and good mood to you!
|Sina The Gray
|Hotel Dei Cavalieri
|Sina De La Ville
|Hotel Genius Downtown
|Distance from center
|Sina The Gray Hotel is centrally located, 100 meters from Milan Cathedral. It offers free Wi-Fi, a terrace and a bar. The hotel overlooks the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
|Hotel Dei Cavalieri is located just 250 meters from Milan Cathedral. It is located in a historic building opposite Missori Metro Station. It offers free Wi-Fi and a restaurant serving traditional Italian cuisine.
|The Sina De La Ville has a sunny rooftop terrace with a swimming pool for relaxation, in summer and in winter. Each room is unique, with silk tapestries and classic or modern decor. Wi-Fi is free.
|Genius Hotel Downtown is a cozy and functional hotel. It is located in the exclusive fashion district of the city. Milan's train station and the Cadorna metro station are 500 meters from the hotel and provide direct access to several destinations, including Malpensa Airport and Expo 2015.
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