Sights & Attractions in Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes

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Things to Do in Milan

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
Milan's bishop, Saint Ambrose (one of the original Doctors of...
Religious Sites Milan
 
Battistero Paleocristiano
Beneath the Duomo's piazza lies this baptistery ruin dating from...
Religious Sites Milan
 
Casa-Museo Boschi di Stefano
To most of people, Italian art means Renaissance art. But the...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Castello Sforzesco
For the serious student of Renaissance military engineering...
Castles / Palaces Milan
 
Duomo
This intricate Gothic structure has been fascinating and exasperating...
Religious Sites Milan
 
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele
This spectacular, late-19th-century glass-topped, Belle Époque...
Stores / Malls Milan
 
GAM: Galleria d'Arte Moderna/Villa Reale
One of the city's most beautiful buildings is an outstanding...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Giardini Pubblici
Giuseppe Piermarini, architect of La Scala, laid out these gardens...
Gardens / Arboretums Milan
 
Museo Civico Archeologico
Appropriately situated in the heart of Roman Milan, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Museo Nazionale della Scienza e Tecnica
This converted cloister is best known for the collection of models...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Museo Poldi-Pezzoli
This exceptional museum, opened in 1881, was once a private residence...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Navigli District
In medieval times, a network of navigli, or canals, crisscrossed...
Neighborhoods / Streets Milan
 
Parco Sempione
Originally the gardens and parade grounds of the Castello Sforzesco...
Parks Milan
 
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Cardinal Federico Borromeo, one of Milan's native saints, founded...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Pinacoteca di Brera
The collection here is star-studded even by Italian standards...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
San Lorenzo Maggiore alle Colonne
Sixteen ancient Roman columns line the front of this sanctuary...
Religious Sites Milan
 
San Satiro
Just a few steps from the Duomo, this architectural gem was first...
Architectural Sites Milan
 
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, housed in this church and...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Milan
 
Teatro alla Scala
You need know nothing of opera to sense that, like Carnegie Hall...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues Milan
 
Triennale Design Museum
After decades of false starts and controversy, Milan's Triennale...
Museums / Galleries Milan
 
Villa Necchi Campiglio
In 1932, architect Piero Portaluppi designed this sprawling estate...
Local Interest–Sight, Architectural Sites, Restaurants Milan
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