Milan Tourist Attractions Guide
Piazza Mercanti is a central city square. It is located between the two other important squares. Cathedral square which could be considered as another central square and the Cordusio square. Piazza Mercanti lived its most glorious days in the Middle ages when it was the real city centre. There are many important historical monuments that are build on the edges of the square.
Hours:7.00-18.00 (winter) | 7.00-19.00 (summer)
Even though this palace mostly serves as a museum it used to be the homo of the Milan dukes. The original building was first completed by Galeazzo il Visonti in the second half of the 14th century. It was later altered by his successors. They converted the fortress into a palace which was then used as a residence.
This is really a large park in the city that spreads on an anrea of about 386,000 square meters. The park was established during the Napoleonic Empire, more exactly in 1888. Another speciality of the park is its location. It is located bwterrn the Sforza Casle and the Arch of Piece.
Hours:Mon-Fri:7:00am - 12:00am, 3:00pm - 7:00pm Sat-Sun: 7:15am - 12:15pm, 3:30pm - 9:00pm
This church built during the Renissance period is really special. It is not only the beautiful church that attracts so many visitors but also the Dominican monastery and the Da Vinci´s masterpiece ´Last Supper´ within the church.
These Roman ruins, in fact ruins of roman pillars are located right in fron to the Basilica of San Lorenzo. These pillars date back to the 2nd century AD and pertained to Roman temple. They were somehow moved from their previous location durinf the 4th century.
Hours:7.00 to 18.45
Price:€10 elevator, €6 stairs (family/group ticket discounts)
The Milan cathedral is one of most recognizable landmarks of Italy and Milan, of course. Just by looking at the picture one can notice its greateness and outstanding decoration work. Many would be surprised hearing that it took about six centuries to finish its construction.