Monuments
Duomo

Piazza Duomo Milano
The famous golden Madonna is on the top of the Duomo, and today it is the symbol place of Milan and the point of departure to discover the city. Nowadays it is possible to visit the museum too, it contains the work do not present in the cathedral and the materials used for its construction and during its history.

info: +39 02 7202 2656

Admission: free entry

Curiosity: there are 257 steps to get on the top of the Duomo surrounded by spires, arches and windows, for the laziest people there is an elevator to reach the roof top. (Admission: steps 5.00 € - elevator 7.00


Getting there
Bus 54 // Tram: 16, 24, 27, 3, 12, 14, 2 // MM1 Duomo, MM3 Duomo // BikeMI 01 – Duomo, 102-Arcivescovado

Time
every day 7.00 – 18.30

Castello Sforzesco

Piazza Castello Milano
One of the most important historic monument of Milan, realized in the XV century, it presents centuries of history. Inside Castle Civic Museum artistic collections, painted rooms, archaeological finds, secret passages and vaults.

info: +39 02 8846 3700

Admission: full 5.00 € // reduced 3.00 €

NU&MI Suggests: entry in the Castle and discover the famous Michelangelo work: ’Pietà Rondanini’ and the new set-up realized exclusively for Expo 2015.


Getting there
MM2 Cadorna, MM1 Cairoli // Tram 1, 4 // Bus 61, 50 // BikeMI 34-Cairoli.

Time
Castle: very day 7.00-18.00 (winter hours)// 7.00-19.00 (Summer hours) – Castle Museums: Tuesday - Sunday 9.00 – 17.30.

Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery

Piazza Duomo Milano
Gallery that connects Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Scala, it is defined as the "Salon" of Milan, indeed, in addition to the stores of national and international brands (Luis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi), there are prestigious cafes, restaurants and bookshops.

Curiosity: on the floor a mosaic is realized with the emblem of the Savoia family. Emblems of Milan, Turin, Florence and Rome are represented on its sides. It is note that turning for three times on the bull’s genitals brings good luck.


Getting there
Tram 16, 24, 27, 3, 1 // MM1 Duomo, MM3 Duomo // BikeMI 01 - Duomo

Time
Castle: very day 7.00-18.00 (winter hours)// 7.00-19.00 (Summer hours) – Castle Museums: Tuesday - Sunday 9.00 – 17.30.

Church of Saint Ambrogio

Piazza Sant'Ambrogio Milano
This church is considered the most important example of Romanesque architecture in Lombardy. Dedicated to the saint of the city, it is one of the most antique church of Milan and represents one of the most significant point of the Milanese history.

info: +39 02 8645 0895

Admission: free

Noteworthy: inside the church admire the splendid golden altar and the crypt where the saint of the city’s remains lie.


Getting there
MM 2 Sant'Ambrogio // Bus 50, 58, 94 // BikeMI 63 - Sant'Ambrogio

Time
Mon - sat 10.00 – 12.00, 14.30 - 18.00 // Sunday 15.00 – 17.00

Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore

Corso di Porta Ticinese 39, Milano
Dating from the V century it is one of the most antique churches in Italy, however, because of various restorations it presents a sixteenth-century architecture.

Info: +39 02 89404129

Noteworthy: it is suggested to go down where the stones of the most ancient and grand monument of the city are hidden: the amphitheatre.


Getting there
Bus 94 // Bikemi 97 – Molino delle Armi

Time
Mon - sat 10.00 – 12.00, 14.30 - 18.00 // Sunday 15.00 – 17.00

Church of Sant'Eustorgio

Piazza Sant'Eustorgio 1, Milano
Situated near Porta Ticinese, it is between the most antique church of the city, founded in the IV century and rebuilt in the XIX century.

Info: +39 02 89402671

Noteworthy: inside the church there is a little museum that takes to the Palaeo-Christian necropolis full of tombs and inscriptions.


Getting there
Tram 9, 3 // Bikemi 54 – Sant'Eustorgio

Time
every day 07.45-12.00; 15.00 – 18.30.

Arch of Peace

Piazza Sempione Milano
Triumphal arch of the city situated in the centre of Piazza Sempione, it is one of the most significant example of the Neoclassicism in the city.
Noteworthy: every evening the "Milanese nightlife" is there thanks to events, concerts, locals and shows.


Getting there
Tram: 1 – 19 // BikeMI: 103 Arco della Pace 2

Time
every day 07.45-12.00; 15.00 – 18.30.

Torre Branca

Viale Alemagna Milano
The tower realized in 1933, dominates Parco Sempione from its 108.6 metres and offers a breath-taking panorama on the mains monuments of the city: Arch of Peace, Sforzesco Castle and Duomo.

Info: +39 02 7740 4343

Noteworthy: the tower is the highest panoramic point accessible to the public of Milan.

Admission: 5.00 €

Getting there
MM1 Cadorna, MM2 Cadorna

Time
Opening Hours: form half September to half may: wed 10.30 – 12.30, 16.00 – 18.30 // sat 10.30 – 13.00, 15.00 – 18.30, 20.30 – 00.00

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie 2, Milano
A Church considered one of the most important symbol of the North Italy Renaissance and human heritage since 1980. It is possible to admire the famous fresco "The last Supper" by Leonardo Da Vinci in the refectory next to the church.

info: +39 02 467 6111

Admission: free

NU&MI suggests: after the visit to the Church and ’The Last Supper’ masterpiece, enjoy a break in the most antique patisserie of Milan: Biffi in Corso Magenta 87.


Getting there
Tram 16 – 18 – 27 // MM1 Conciliazione – MM2 Cadorna // BikeMI: 51 Santa Maria delle Grazie

Time
working days 7.00 – 12.00, 15.00 – 19.15 // non-working days 7.30 – 12.30, 15.30 – 20.45

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