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Best things to do in Milan

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Church
“the cathedral : Duomo (Attractions, Religious buildings and sites) Milan’s Duomo is not just another church. It is the city’s most important landmark located smack-dab in the centre of it all. Building on this magnificent Gothic cathedral began in the late 14th century and lasted hundreds of years (even today, it isn’t unusual to see scaffolding on the façade or the back of the church as restoration is often underway). While there is plenty to see inside the cathedral, a visit to the top – via stairs or an elevator – is an absolute must in order to see Milan’s changing skyline, with the old and the new coming together. ”
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Park
“One of the most beatiful park in Milan. Amazing place to have our famous aperitivo during the summer...or just chill out on the grass with the sun shining upon you. ”
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Museum
“This is the castle where the old rulers Sforza lived. Is partially visitable but you can always go in the inside square that is beautiful. Passing through you end in a beautiful park.”
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Bar
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“Corso como is well known for its multitude of restaurants, bars and clubs. A "must" for aperitivo in Milan. Just ask me for directions. I am always happy to help!”
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Church
“renaissance church, its dome has been build by Bramante - there is also a beautiful cloister.”
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Art Museum
“Come here to see classical paintings. It's house of the wordl famous "The Kiss" by Hayez”
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Gourmet Shop
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“Prodotti tipici italiani. Ci sono anche bar e ristoranti, tra cui uno stellato. High quality Italian foods and products. Also has good coffee places and restaurants including a Michelin star one.”
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Route
“the coolest street of milano for shopping , you can find a lot of intersting things over there.”
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Park
“Great park near by to go running. It's an older historical park where as The Library of Trees is new and clean like a golf course. There are water fountains and on the weekends, there is a super clean and free "Toilet Bus."”
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Soccer Stadium
“One of the most famous Stadiums in Europe, here you can see playing every week A.C. Milan or F.C. Inter, two of the best football teams in Italy.”
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Opera House
“Attractions, Religious buildings and sites:Teatro alla Scala Since its founding by Archduchess Maria Theresa in the late 18th century, the Teatro alla Scala has remained one of the finest opera theatres in Europe. We'd highly recommend a night out at this grand auditorium, it's truly an experience like no other. But if you don't have time to sit through an entire night of opera, visit the museum instead, where you can at least lay eyes on the glorious red and gold interior. ”
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Historic Site
“Colonne di San Lorenzo, which are among the best preserved Roman ruins in Milan. The plaza where the Colonne di San Lorenzo are located is also one of the key places of the so-called "Milanese movida", i.e., night-life.”
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Neighborhood
“Plunge into the atmosphere of Milan walking around this colourful district, having a rest in a caffe, listening to the street singers”
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Monument / Landmark
“A very beautiful area with bar and cafe in front the central Park and Castello Sforzesco”
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Jazz Club
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“Jazz club and restaurant, opened since 2003 and part of the Blue Note network, together with the historic Blue Note Jazz Club of New York's Greenwich Village, the Blue Notes of Tokyo and Nagoya in Japan and Beijing in China, and the Blue Notes of Honolulu in Hawaii, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and Napa in California.”
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Science Museum
“A very very nice science museum with ships, trains and airplanes. Highly recommended!”
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