9 things to do in milan

Continuing the interesting topic of interesting tips for tourists about the best places to visit in the largest and most entertaining cities in Europe and America, I would like to mention Milan. Bright and enchanting city of Italy.

1. Climb to the roof of the Duomo

Grandiose and carefully designed Gothic cathedral in the main square of Milan, Duomo di Milano, or simply the Milan Cathedral - one of the most famous buildings in Europe. It is one of the largest Gothic, and the second largest Catholic cathedral in the world.

Milan Cathedral

2. Ride the tram

If the Duomo is the face of Milan, then trams are his symbol. There are 17 functioning tram lines in the city, the most noteworthy are No. 1 and No. 5. Unlike the rest of these routes, miniature trailers in retro style run around, as if descended from photographs of the beginning of the last century.

Tram in Milan

3. Treat yourself to an aperitif

In the capital of Lombardy there is a wonderful tradition of aperitifs: from 18: 00-19: 00 until 21:00 in all bars to drinks are served free snacks - mozzarella with tomatoes, fish tartars, smoked sausages, vegetables, grilled vegetables, mini pizza.

Aperitif for breakfast

4. Try yourself in the role of a shopaholic

Malevich painted the "Black Square" - the Milanese came up with "a square of fashion." This is the quarter of fashion boutiques, outlined by four streets: Montenapoleone, Manzoni, della Spiga and Venice. The first of them - the most famous, elite and beloved by local residents, who affectionately call her Montenapo.

Shop Louis Vuitton in Milan

5. Let's get pancerotti

Their history began in 1949, when Giuseppina Luini came from Puglia to Milan and opened a bakery. Along with the bread she baked traditional Apulian patties with stuffing from mozzarella and tomatoes, made hype in the whole district. Keeping the recipe of the test in the strictest secrecy, the grandchildren of Giuseppina have expanded the range of fillings, among which now there is ham, curd cheese, spinach, eggplant ...


6. Try the campari

And where the Duomo Square intersects with the gallery of Victor Emmanuel II, the most famous bar of the city lurks. Camparino in Galleria - the same age as the arcade, both opened in 1867, only then the bar was called Zucca. Not surprisingly, his regulars were Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini.

7. To see "The Last Supper»

The famous fresco, painted by Leonardo da Vinci at the end of the XV century, adorns the wall of the refectory of the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. This red-brick church is just one kilometer north of the Duomo Square. To book your visit should be in advance, as to contemplate a masterpiece of Leonardo people allow groups of no more than 25 people.

8. Going to the market

You can get quality clothes in Milan not only in the famous boutiques. Every Tuesday and Saturday, Lombard merchants are brought to рынок Papiniano fruits of labor of their factory associates - trouser suits and skirts, restrained dresses and frivolous sarafans, boats and ankle boots.

Market in Milan

9. Try Ossobucket

Braised veal shank osso buco It is considered the same culinary symbol of Milan as lasagna in Bologna and Fiorentina in Florence. It is stewed with onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes and white wine, and served with risotto alla milanese. We recommend you to taste the legendary dish in the authentic restaurant Antica Trattoria della Pesa, which opened already in 1880.