The Milan Cathedral, officially the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is the cathedral of the archdiocese of Milan. Symbol of the Lombard capital, and located in the homonymous square in the center of the metropolis, it is dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente. It is the largest church in Italy, the third in the world by surface, the sixth by volume.
The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a commercial gallery in Milan which, in the form of a covered pedestrian street, connects Piazza Duomo to Piazza della Scala. Due to the presence of elegant shops and clubs, since its inauguration it has been a meeting place for the Milanese bourgeoisie, so much so that it has been nicknamed the “living room of Milan”.
The Quadrilatero della moda is a district of Milan known all over the world as a luxury district where jewelers, boutiques and showrooms of clothing, design and furniture are concentrated among the most exclusive, well-known and expensive. The heart of the “Quadrilatero della moda” is Via Monte Napoleone, which is the fifth most expensive and prestigious street in the world.
The Royal Palace of Milan was for many centuries the seat of the government of the city of Milan, of the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia and then a royal residence until 1919, when it was acquired as a state property and became the seat of shows and exhibitions. Originally designed with a system of two courtyards, the building is located to the right of the facade of the cathedral opposite the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
The Last Supper, also known as the Last Supper, is a wall painting obtained with a mixed dry technique on plaster (460 × 880 cm) by Leonardo da Vinci, datable to 1494-1498 and commissioned by Ludovico il Moro in the refectory of the convent adjacent to the sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan. This is the most famous representation of the Last Supper, a masterpiece by Leonardo and the Italian Renaissance in general.
The Sforzesco Castle is a large fortified complex located in Milan just outside the historic city center. It was built in the fifteenth century by Francesco Sforza, on the remains of a previous medieval fortification of the fourteenth century. In the same area where the Castello di Porta Giovia stood, in Roman times, there was the homonymous Castrum Portae Jovis, one of the four defensive castles of Roman Milan.
The Nuovo Regio Ducal Teatro alla Scala, simply known as Teatro alla Scala, colloquially called la Scala, is the main opera house in Milan. Considered among the most prestigious theaters in the world, for 244 years it has hosted the main artists in the international field of opera, ballet and classical music.
The Giuseppe Meazza stadium hosts the home matches of Inter and Milan. Nicknamed the Scala del calcio or the temple of soccer, it is one of the most internationally known stadiums, as well as being the largest in Italy, being able to accommodate 75,923 spectators. Owned by the municipality since 1935, it is also known as San Siro due to the district of the same name in which it stands.