Milan_AttractionsMilan has a rich cultural heritage and is today an important cultural centre.

A must-visit for every visitor is the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie that contains the mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

The city is famous for the world-renowned La Scala Opera house  which has been recognized as one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world of all times.

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with the heraldic symbol of the Savoy family (a white cross on a red ground) is known to be the world’s oldest shopping mall. The Gallery was designed to connect La Scala with Piazza del Duomo where is the most remarkable landmark of Milan, namely Il Duomo di Milano. It is the third largest cathedral in the world and it has one unique feature that makes it different from all other holy buildings world wide – visitors have the opportunity to walk on the roof enjoying the beautiful views of the city  (and even of the Alps on a clear day).

Another emblematic place in the city of Milan is Sforzesco Castle and Parco Sempione. Today the Castello complex is home to some museums and the park situated behind it offers tourists and locals alike great opportunities for sports activities or simply a stroll as well as a visit of the small but nice Acquairio Civico.

Last but not least, Milan home to the two of the strongest football teams in the Italian league (Inter and A.C. Milan) whose stadium San Siro (Guiseppe Meazza) has become an obligatory stop for visitors to the city. It explains the history of the two rivals and makes its visitors understand the values of two football clubs in the life of the Italians.

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