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Things to do in Metropolitan City of Milan

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“The Duomo and its golden statue Madonnina are the symbols of Milan and totally worth a visit both inside and all the way up.”
  • 528 locals recommend
Park
“If you wanna enjoy a typical Italian aperitiv ("happy hour" meal), meet locals or just chill&relax at the park you should definitely go for a visit (25min walking) ”
  • 386 locals recommend
Museum
“From the Duomo (the main cathedral) it is a 15-minute walk to the Castle, Castello Sforzesco. Behind the castle is the beautiful Park Sempione – if the weather is nice, take a 15-minute walk through it, to Arco della Pace - our Arc de Triomphe).”
  • 383 locals recommend
Art Museum
“when in Milano, visit the Brera neighborhood full of cafes, restaurants, shops etc and visit the famous Pinacoteca”
  • 171 locals recommend
Route
“This is one of the most important commercial street in Europe at just 10 min walk from home! You will find anything you want, and it is a lovely walking up to San Babila and Duomo. Enjoy!”
  • 225 locals recommend
Park
“If you are a runner or simply want to enjoy nature and stroll around. It is 30 minutes walk from the flat, on the way to reach Duomo Cathedral ”
  • 193 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“One of the prettiest areas is Brera, the art district: go into the courtyard of the Pinacoteca di Brera and look around (if you like, you can also visit the museum - one of the most famous museums of Renaissance and Baroque - as a reward, get a coffee in the new beautiful Bar Fernanda) and from there walk through Via Brera to Piazza San Carmine (next to it is Princi, known for great snacks).”
  • 253 locals recommend
Bar
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“Corso como is well known for its multitude of restaurants, bars and clubs. A "must" for aperitivo in Milan. Just ask me for directions. I am always happy to help!”
  • 241 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This is one of the most famous places for fun, young people, movida and crazy nights. It’s considered the old port of Milan (unbelievable!) you can reach it with TRAM nr 9 from central station”
  • 229 locals recommend
Church
“Without a doubt the most famous church in Milan, Santa Maria delle Grazie is known for housing one of the most beautiful masterpieces ever made, the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci painted the Last Supper in the refectory of the monastery, now called “Cenacolo” in reference to the masterpiece. Thousands of tourists come every year to admire this painting representing the last meal of Jesus Christ.”
  • 253 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Take the tube at the sondrio stop (5 min walk from flat) and get down in Duomo (yellow line, 5 stops). This is one of the most famous museums, just on the Duomo Square. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Our area is full of aperitif, happy hours, pubs, bars, restaurants, pizzerias, pastry shops. One of the movida area in Milano”
  • 205 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Every kind of Food market, restaurants, bars, full of high quality italian products, there are also books for sale, cooking classes and many events await you! top quality , every range prices”
  • 223 locals recommend
Science Museum
“A renewed museum dedicated to one of the most brilliant inventor of the world. The tour is in particular dedicated to children with hands-on interactive tools to reveals them the secrets of mechanic, physics , chemistry etc.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Fondazione Prada is the finest contemporary art museum in Italy. Recently opened with a magnificet architectural project by Rem Koohlas, it hosts art exhibitions as well as cinema projections, concerts, a bar and a restaurant.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Bistro
“In line with constant efforts on the part of the municipal authorities to preserve the memory of the economic and social processes that have shaped the city’s identity, the Milan City Council took steps in 1990 to buy the old Ansaldo industrial plant at Porta Genova and use it for cultural services. The disused factories, authentic monuments of industrial archaeology, have been converted into studios, workshops and new creative spaces. In continuity with its original vocation but also in response to the need for recognition and revaluation manifested by the foreign communities that have found opportunities to develop and put down roots in the city, the Milan Council decided to create the Mudec Museum of Cultures in the old Ansaldo area to house and display the municipal collections of ethnographic material. ”
  • 90 locals recommend

Top-rated experiences

Top restaurants

Gourmet Shop
“Every kind of Food market, restaurants, bars, full of high quality italian products, there are also books for sale, cooking classes and many events await you! top quality , every range prices”
  • 223 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Italian branch of the famous New York nightclub, presenting regular live jazz and blues performances. Musica Jazz dal vivo.”
  • 151 locals recommend
Brewery
“Typical English-style pub with wood-paneled walls and various objects, specializing in craft beers.”
  • 125 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“The oldest and most typical wine shop in town! Go there for a glass of wine late afternoon, you will love it”
  • 81 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Very popular and trendy full of people at night, not really my taste but maybe yours.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Pizzeria Spontini first saw the light in Milan in 1953. Today, Pizzeria Spontini is a business enterprise. Spontini arrived even to Tokyo. You must try it!”
  • 78 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great view on the city, next to a pool have an aperitivo and a nice dinner too!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“I went into this restaurant and the first thing that struck me was the setting in perfect and authentic Japanese style. The dishes are great and abundant, the very varied choice, the fresh fresh fish. The slightly high prices are fully justified by the quality of the dishes. Recommended.”
  • 75 locals recommend

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