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Casa del Pane

Art, Attractions

A light-filled gallery housed in one half of Porta Venezia's former gatehouse; recent subjects have included Franco Pisani and Russian photography. The top...

Corsa Venezia 63

Casa di Riposo per Musicisti - Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi


A statue of composer Giuseppe Verdi presides over piazza Buonarroti, where a neo-Romanesque palazzo, designed in 1899 by architect Camillo Boito (the top...

Piazza Buonarroti 29

Cavallo di Leonardo


Commissioned by Ludovico 'il Moro' Sforza in 1482 in honour of his father Francesco, this enormous bronze horse took over 500 years to complete. Leonardo da...

Piazza dello Sport 16

Civico Museo di Storia Naturale

Attractions, Museums

Giovanni Ceruti's neo-classical building was put up in 1838 to house the collections left to the city by aristocrat Giuseppe de Cristoforis. It's a great...

Corso Venezia 55


Art, Attractions

The sparkling trade fair hub since 2005, FieraMilano is truly vast, and has an enormous external show area for open-air fairs. Milan's most important fairs,...

Strada Statale del Sempione 28



Milan's original trade fair was set up near Porta Venezia in 1920 in an effort to kick-start an economy that was slow to recover from World War I. As fair...

Piazzale Carlo Magno 1

Fondazione Stelline

Art, Attractions

Built on the site of the original Santa Maria della Stella convent after the latter burned to the ground, Palazzo delle Stelline was designated by the...

Palazzo delle Stelline

Museo di Milano e Storia Contemporanea

Art, Attractions, Museums

Fully renovated in 2002, the 18th-century Palazzo Morando Attendolo Bolognini is at once a living museum exhibiting the Countess Bolognini's collection of...

Palazzo Morando Attendolo Bolognini

Navigli Lombardi


If you fancy spending an hour cruising the canals, Navigli Lombardi organises a tour that takes in the ancient washhouses of vicolo dei Lavandai and San...

Alzaia Naviglio Grande 4

Planetario Ulrico Hoepli


A gift to the city from publisher Ulrico Hoepli, this planetarium was built in 1930 by Pietro Portaluppi in faux-classical style. Projections take place in...

Corso Venezia 57

Spazio Forma

Art, Attractions

Founded in 2005, Spazio Forma is the city's only space dedicated to photography. Exhibitions highlight the medium's history and practitioners; there are...

Piazza Tito Lucrezio Caro 1

Spazio Oberdan

Art, Attractions

This exhibition space designed by Gae Aulenti and Carlo Lamperti hosts art and design shows. The schedule at its in-house movie theatre is packed with...

Viale Vittorio Veneto 2

Teatro alla Scala & Museo Teatrale alla Scala

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums, Theatre

If you can get hold of, or afford, a ticket to La Scala, opera-lovers worldwide will hold you in higher esteem. When the new season begins on 7 December...

Piazza della Scala

Triennale Bovisa

Art, Attractions

The structure may look temporary - scaffolding and sheets of plastic - but this Triennale outpost is here to stay. It was built on the cheap and to adapt to...

Via Lambruschini 31

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


In 1497, Ludovico il Moro called upon Donato Bramante to expand what had been - before it was turned over to the Cistercian order in the late 15th century -...

Largo Gemelli 1