The second largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy is known primarily as a center of fashion and modern design. The fashion shows set trends all over the world. However, something for lovers of art and monuments will also find here, and the local cathedral is considered one of the best examples of Gothic in Italy.
Founded in Roman times, Milan has developed for centuries as a center of trade and craft. To this day, the Italian stock exchange and hundreds of larger and smaller enterprises have their headquarters here. Among other things, for this reason, Milan is not as full of monuments today as other large Italian cities. Here you have to search for them a bit, but found, they turn out to be top-class objects.
The most important monument of Milan is the monumental, Gothic Duomo cathedral built since the 14th century. Its roof, bristling with pinnacles and richly decorated with sculptural decorations, are the symbols of the city. The cathedral is visited not only inside, but with the help of an elevator you can go up to the roof and admire not only the pinnacles, but also the panorama of the city. The second great viewpoint to the cathedral is the dome of the adjacent Wiktor Emanuel Gallery, built at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.
A short walk from the Cathedral Square are two other places worth visiting in Milan, the 15th century Sforza Palace, with several Renaissance courtyards and a large, naturalistic park, and the most famous opera theater in the world or La Scala erected at the end of the 17th century. they will definitely be interested in visiting the Inter Milan stadium, where the club's museum operates.