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Top Choice Artwork in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

The Last Supper

Milan's most famous mural, Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, is hidden away on a wall of the refectory adjoining the Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie. Depicting Christ and his disciples at the dramatic moment…
Top Choice Cemetery in Porta Garibaldi & Isola

Cimitero Monumentale

Behind striking Renaissance-revival black-and-white walls, Milan’s wealthy have kept their dynastic ambitions alive long after death with grand sculptural gestures since 1866. Nineteenth-century death-and-the-maiden…
Top Choice Cathedral in Duomo & San Babila

Duomo

A vision in pink Candoglia marble, Milan's extravagant Gothic cathedral, 600 years in the making, aptly reflects the city's creativity and ambition. Its pearly white facade, adorned with 135 spires and 3400 statues,…
Top Choice Gallery in Brera & Parco Sempione

Pinacoteca di Brera

Located upstairs from one of Italy’s most prestigious art schools, this gallery houses Milan’s impressive collection of Old Masters, much of it ‘lifted’ from Venice by Napoleon. Rubens, Goya and Van Dyck all have a …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Duomo & San Babila

Peck

Milan's historic deli is a bastion of the city's culinary heritage with three floors below ground dedicated to turning out the fabulously colourful display of foods that cram every counter. It showcases a mind-boggl…
Top Choice Area in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

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…
Top Choice Pastries in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

Pasticceria Marchesi

This wood-panelled pasticceria (pastry shop) has been baking since 1824 and turns out 10 different types of brioche alongside bignes, millefeuilles, croissants, pralines and more. The window displays have the wonky …
Top Choice Gastronomy in Brera & Parco Sempione

Seta

Smooth as the silk after which it is named, Seta is Michelin-starred dining at its best: beautiful, inventive and full of flavour surprises. Diners sit on their teal-coloured velvet chairs in keen anticipation of An…
Top Choice Modern Italian in Milan

Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia

For the Milanese, food should be like clothing: excellent, imaginative, seasonal and suitable for all occasions. Not surprisingly, all adore this two-Michelin starred restaurant, which offers seasonal dishes such as…
Top Choice Cafe in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

Pasticceria Marchesi

Coffee that's perfect every shot since 1824, accompanied by a delectable array of expertly fashioned sweets, biscuits and pastries.