Discover Milan

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Enjoy Milan in its passion and sport days

Milano is … the capital of fashion, design, shopping but also the Italian financial capital. A young city but also a city with centuries of history that can still be felt in every corner.

Year after year the numbers give the city important records: exponential growth in the number of tourists, growth in financial investments, continuous and constant growth in the number of residents in the city.

Despite all these achivements Milano does not lose its “Ambrosian soul” made of welcome and respect.

Milano speaks to the world, and, thanks to Milano Marathon, to the runners world too. The race is a unique opportunity for the city of Milano to display its artistic treasures and its rich cultural programme, its new skyline, its vibrant nightlife with starred restaurants and trendy clubs where celebrate your personal best.

Milano, the energy of a global city with the italian quality of life.

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TOURISTIC ATTRACTIONS

Discover Milan’s most evocative places

planetarium

Inaugurated in 1930, Ulrico Hoepli’s Planetarium organizes classes about universe’s mysteries for children and grown-ups.

porta venezia

The mighty bastions defend on of the six historical “sestiere” which formed the ancient Milan.

INDRO MONTANELLI GARDENS

Once the Milan zoo’s place, today it’s a giant park, and hosts the Planetarium and the Natural History Museum.

REPUBLIC’S SQUARE

It’s between Italy’s biggest squares (more than 73.000 square meters) and it hosts some of Milan’s most evocative buildings and skyscrapers.

new milan

At the left of Republic’s square, along Viale della Liberazione, New Milan begins!

pirellone

Designed by the greatest architects of the fifties, it was the Europe’s highest skyscraper untill 1966.

central station

Everyday it’s the crossroads for 120 millions of people. Founded in the thirties, it’s a piece of Italy’s history.

ROYAL PALACE

The city’s most important exhibitions are hosted in this magnificent palace, which history starts in the XIII century.

dome

Milan’s symbol, one of the finest examples of Italian gothic art, with its 3000 spires and more.

SCALA THEATRE

250 years ago the most important theatre in the world was build on the base of Santa Maria alla Scala’s church.

cadorna

Milan metro’s colours twist and turn in this 20 meters structure, created by Claes Oldenburg and his wife.

triennale

Since 1933 it’s been hosted in Giovanni Muzio’s Art Palace. It’s the art, design and architecture’s debate heart.

city life

Until some years ago it hosted the Milan Fair, now it’s the city’s second biggest district, with many parks and modern buildings.

MONTE STELLA PARK

Admire the sunset from the park’s hills and the beautiful cherry-trees in the Giardino dei Giusti.

ippodromo

The racecourse is a real jump in the past, with its horse state made by Leonardo Da Vinci and the liberty-style stands.

SAN SIRO STADIUM

Soccer fans can’t miss a visit to Italy’s biggest stadium, where the most important matches and concerts are held.

trenno park

Perfect for a long stroll or a day trip by bicycle, it’s one of Milan’s biggest green areas.

PORTELLO PARK

In the old Alfa Romeo’s industrial area strange hills rise up… an oasis of green and peace!

ARCH OF PEACE

It’s the symbol of peace between European countries after Vienna’s Council, and the backgroung of a lively nightlife.

SFORZA’S CASTLE

Since XVth century it’s been the symbol of Milan dukedom’s might. It’s one of Europe’s biggest castles.