Milan's opera house is one of the leading theatres in the world, showcasing the very best operas and ballets. Known as La Scala, this theatre draws world renowned singers and dancers and the finest directors. Dress to impress and enjoy the brilliance of Italian opera and the grace of Milanese ballet.
This mighty castle is much more than a bulwark of architecture. Inside the massive grounds you'll find some of Milan's best museums and art galleries. The castle is home to works of art by Titian and Caravaggio, as well as Michelangelo's last sculpture, the Rondanini Pieta. As for museums, Sforza Castle has collections from ancient Egypt to medieval Italy.
With its outstanding architecture, this church is a must-see attraction. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it's easy to see why. Head into the convent's refectory and you'll be greeted with one of the world's most famous frescoes, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, The Last Supper. A trip to Milan is not complete without a visit to this artwork.
Milan Cathedral, or the Duomo, is the third largest cathedral in the world. It's an imposing work of Gothic architecture that took almost six centuries to build. With ornate sculptures and towering spires, this cathedral is a sight that must be seen to be believed. You'll also find it's one that fills your camera with awe-inspiring photographs.
Known as Quadrilatero d'Oro and Quadrilatero della Moda, Milan's fashion district is arguably the most important in the world. Setting trends and creating new styles, world-famous Italian fashion houses have made Milan their home, and created its iconic status as the leading city of fashion. Wander haute couture boutiques and stroll Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II's glass-vaulted shopping arcade.