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Explore the countryside of Milan

The countryside of Milan is an unexpected wonder on the outskirts of the capital of fashion and design. There are plenty of things to do in the surroundings of the city. From old monasteries to medieval castles, from enchanted woods to…dinosaurs. We have selected 5 places to visit just a…

Milan by night takes New York

Milan by night takes New York. From the 11th of January to the 24th of February 2018 at the Laurence Miller Gallery in the fashionable district of Chelsea in Manhattan there is the exhibition “Nocturne” by photographer Luca Campigotto. Luca Campigotto born in 1962 in Venice “is a tireless world…

The Science and Technology Museum

The science and technology museum in Milan is named after Leonardo da Vinci, the Renaissance genius behind some of the most iconic works of art like the Last Supper and the Mona lisa. History The official opening of the museum took place on the 15th of February 1953 even though…

The La Scala Opera House

The La Scala Opera House History of the theatre The La Scala opera house owns its name to the church of Santa Maria alla Scala which used to stand where the theatre is nowadays. Its origin dates back to 1776 when a group of wealthy Milanese people insistently asked to…

The Sforza Castle

The Sforza Castle with the Duomo Cathedral and the La Scala Opera House is one of the most notable landmark of the city of Milan. A brief history The Sforza Castle is named after the duke of Milan, Francesco Sforza, who ordered its construction on the ruins of a 14th…