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Quadrilatero d'Oro

A stroll around the Quadrilatero d'Oro, the world's most famous shopping district, is a must. This quaintly cobbled quadrangle of streets – bounded by Via Monte Napoleone, Via Sant'Andrea, Via della Spiga and Via Ma…
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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 travels he was inspired by the 'house museum' that was to become London's V&…
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LùBar

This fashionable Sicilian restaurant in the 19th-century glasshouse of Napoleon’s neoclassical Villa Reale is the brainchild of Luisa Beccaria’s three offspring; Ludivico, Lucrezia and Lucilla. The family estate pro…
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Casa Museo Boschi-di Stefano

Milan’s most eccentric museum of 20th-century Italian painting is crowded in a 1930s apartment that still has the appearance of the haute-bourgeois home it once was. It’s a heady art hit, with Boccioni’s dynamic bru…
Top Choice Cafe in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

Pasticceria Cova

In operation for 200 years, the Quad's most historic bar has emerged from its renovations with a subtle nip-and-tuck eschewing any showy modernisations. Instead, cushioned banquettes gleam in midnight blue velvet, o…
Top Choice Pastries in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

Pavé

Try not to argue over the frolla al cacao, an insanely good crumb tart filled with ganache and topped by raw chocolate nuggets. After all, it's just one of the temptations dreamed up by pastry maestros Diego, Luca a…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

Aspesi

The size of this Antonio Citterio–designed shop is a clue to just how much Italians love this label – Aspesi outerwear is de rigueur for mountain and lake weekends, while its smart casual wear helps you segue back t…
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Bamboo Bar

In a city full of designer bars, the Bamboo Bar literally raises the roof with its double-height glass bar. Black onyx floors and white leather sofas keep the focus on the incredible 360-degree panorama of the city …
Fashion & Accessories in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

Brioni

Founded in Rome in 1945, Brioni has been synonymous with luxury since the get-go. The name was 'borrowed' from the beautiful Brijuni Islands in Croatia, a favoured destination of the European jetset. This three-floo…
Museum in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

Villa Necchi Campiglio

This exquisitely restored 1930s villa was designed by rationalist architect Piero Portaluppi for Pavian heiresses Nedda and Gigina Necchi, and Gigina's husband Angelo Campiglio. The trio were proud owners of one of …