Milan is known for its museums, cathedrals, operas, music, art and fashion. All these attractions make Milan a preferred tourist destination. The famed Duomo or Cathedral in Milan, located near city center, is the most popular spot to visit. The interior of this breath-taking Gothic cathedral offers a lot to explore.
Climb the stairs to the Duomo roof and walk around the amazing spires. View the 3200 statues including the golden Madonnina, the city’s symbol, on the tallest spire. Leonardo Da Vinci’s world-famous fresco, “The Last Supper”, is another major attraction. Spending some minutes in the Santa Maria delle Grazie, the architectural masterpiece of the 15th century, will be a memorable experience in life.
Visiting the world-famous La Scala opera house and seeing an opera there will be thoroughly exciting for an opera fan. La Scala established in 1778 has housed many renowned operas and great performances by masters. The historic La Scala Museum also attracts several visitors. The 15th century Castello Sforzesco is the major castle and another interesting historic site in Milan. The giant citadel that served as a home for lords contains various museums. Enjoy its collection of musical instruments, artefacts and Egyptian art.
Go high-end shopping or just window-shopping in this fashion capital of Italy that has numerous fashion outlets, boutiques, chain stores and more. The Quadrilatero d’Oro area featuring Prada, Ferragamo, Armani, Gucci, Valentino and many more is perfect for high-end shoppers.
Sightseeing and shopping in Milan can be a great experience if you hire a set of wheels and move around. It is an enchanting experience to take a deep breath of Italy as you drive around. Car Rental Italy provides a wide range of options to rent a car, especially for tourists who wish to explore the place by road. Take time to explore the beauty of Milan’s museums, cathedrals, operas, music, art and check out the latest trends of fashion while you are at it.