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There is Navigli district in Milan, one of the most picturesque areas of the city with channels designed by Leonardo da Vinci.
Navigli District is a district of five channels, the most famous of which - the Naviglio Grande. Here are the largest boutiques, famous Italian restaurants, art shops, flea market, where all the local parish. This canal connects the district with the town Tornavento.
Once the inhabitants of the city dreamed to turn Milan into a kind of Venice, but this idea has not caught on and canals gradually filled until there are only five left.
The largest of them, the Naviglio Grande, and it is the decoration of the entire region. On the sides of the channel are many antique shops and souvenir shops where you can buy anything your heart desires.
In the evenings, the channel is transformed into an entertainment center, here often looks young people. By channels arrange excursions on cruise boats.
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This castle is the house of museums, the castle, that had seen in its lifetime and the luxurious life of the aristocracy, and the woes of wars and revolutions.22
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
A beautiful passage in the heart of Milan, in the shape of a Latin cross, where you will find boutiques of famous Italian brands.19
Museo del Novecento
Unique Museum of Modern Art, which contains masterpieces of the great artists of the past century. The museum's collection consists of works by Picasso, Matisse and others.16
This is a luxurious landscaped park, spread out near the Sforza Castle, where you can have a picnic, go for a run with the locals or feed the birds at the pond.23
Church of Santa Maria
This secret place near Piazza Duomo is an island of peace and tranquility amongst the hustle and bustling city.24
This well-known throughout Italy gelateria network offers a range of delicious ice cream, prepared without additives and dyes.19
La Scala theater
The temple of opera in Milan, La Scala was reborn from its ashes after World War II and is now considered one of the best opera houses in the world.32
Milan Cathedral is a symbol of the city, a vivid example of the greatness of Gothic architecture and the place to which lead ancient streets of Milan.85
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is located in the west of Milan and is best known for its dining room, where there is a fresco by Leonardo da Vinci.39
A famous place for connoisseurs of alcoholic beverages, here has been invented the famous cocktail Negroni sbagliato and here you can feel the atmosphere of the past century.2
Gucci Caféis a popular place among Milanese shoppers, where you can drink coffee and take the sweets with Gucci logo.20
San Siro Stadium
This stadium is popular as the Duomo and La Scala, here hosts concerts and major football matches.8