This warm, enveloping space in the basement of the Antonio Cittero–designed hotel instils immediate calm. Espa aromatherapy treatments...
Pinacoteca di Brera
Located upstairs from the centuries-old Accademia di Belle Arti (still one of Italy’s most prestigious art schools), this gallery houses...
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Inheriting his fortune at the age of 24, Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli also inherited his mother's love of art. During extensive European...
Whether experienced inside beneath the giant botanical sculptures at the earth-toned bar or outside on the terrace overlooking the...
Corsia del Giardino
Named for the gardens that once lined Via Manzoni, this contemporary cafe-cum-restaurant occupies a leafy niche off the main drag. Its...
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Orto Botanico information
Maria Teresa had the towering gingko planted here in 1777, when she turned the former Jesuit vegetable patch into an open-air lecture hall for budding botanists (the wunderkind of the Enlightenment). This fragrant, walled garden is still filled with medicinal plants and is a pleasant place for a stroll.