Things to do in milan
Global fashion capital, Milan in Italy’s Lombardy region is a thriving metropolis that amalgamates high fashion and design, trade and commerce, art and culture, sights and sounds and some truly lip-smacking cuisine. More than anything else this city’s penchant for art and artists is evident at the iconic Santa Maria delle Grazie convent, home to the epic mural by Leonardo da Vinci ‘The Last Supper’. Milan’s most iconic monument, the gothic cathedral, Duomo, is at the center of the Imperial Roman capital, and gets swarms of tourists everyday stopping by to take photographs or simply marvel at its sheer size and intricate design. Milan is a city of the world every culture-vulture should flock to. Its art galleries and museums and the treasures they hold are easily one of the finest and rarest in the world. By the same token, Milan is also a shopper’s haven offering some unparalleled options, from top international brands to chic boutiques. Also it houses one of Europe’s largest trade fair complexes. With art, culture, shopping and eating out, comes a pulsing nightlife, what with its vast lineup of chic bars, clubs, bistros and restaurants affording a wonderful panorama of the city and dishing out stunning Italian grub.
Sign up for a sightseeing tour of Milan and visit La Scala, the prestigious opera house and also an architectural specimen. Round it up with a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping arcade, and enjoy retail therapy Italian style. There are several fun activities in Milan you can pursue, for instance, a day trip to the stunning Lake Como, a scenic, quaint little town skirting a blue lake only about an hour’s drive from Milan. With the snow-capped Alps in the background, and a tumble of gorgeous Mediterranean villas, this place is perfect as a picture. You can even enjoy the afternoon cruising on Lake Como and then stopping by for a leisurely lunch at a lakeside cafe.
A hop-on hop-off tour of the city is an interesting activity in Milan you can take up. Get aboard a double-decker open-top bus and visit all the historical monuments and iconic landmarks that define Milan. Milan is vibrant and there are several ways to get an insider’s perspective.