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Destination Milan: Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

Built at the beginning of the 15th century on the remains of an ancient place of worship, the church was annexed to Monastero Maggiore, the monastery of the Benedictine Order demolished in 1799, of which today remains the entrance cloister, an integral part of the Archaeological Museum.

  • Published in Milan

Destination Milan: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the so-called Milan lounge, was built because in the first half of the nineteenth century the city watched enviously the urban evolution of the great European capitals and wished to be up to date.

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Destination Milan: Sforzesco Castle

Castello Sforzesco goes along with the history of Milan for 750 years and has been a decisive place on many occasions. The first construction was designed by Galeazzo II but it was Francesco Sforza (from which the name) to give it the present form.

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Destination Milan: Navigli

You almost never think of Milan as a water town, but it is so. Navigli canal’s system was born with the ambitious project of linking Milan with Lake Como, Adda, Lake Maggiore and Po, coming to northern Europe and then to the sea.

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Destination Milan: Duomo of Milan

What can be more representative of Milan than the Duomo? The church dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente, built by the will of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, is the symbol of the city as well as one of the first things to see as soon as you step into Milan.

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