Milano is a city in northern Italy,
capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous
city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper
having a population of 1,366,037 while its
province-level municipality has a population of
3,235,000. Its continuously built-up urban area
(that stretches beyond the boundaries of the
Metropolitan City of Milan) has a population
estimated to be about 5,270,000 over 1,891 square
kilometres (730 square miles), ranking 4th in the
European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area,
known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric
metropolitan region that extends over central
Lombardy and eastern Piedmont and which counts an
estimated total population of 7.5 million, making it
by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy. Milan
served as capital of the Western Roman Empire from
286 to 402 and the Duchy of Milan during the middle
and early modern age.
The detailed arrangement will be updated in January 2019. Here we just recommend some sightseeings to you, not the final arrangement. Some Attractions in Milano, Italy as below:
Piazza del Duomo ("Cathedral Square") is the main piazza (city square) of Milan, Italy. It is named after, and dominated by, the Milan Cathedral (the Duomo). The piazza marks the center of the city, both in a geographic sense and because of its importance from an artistic, cultural, and social point of view. Rectangular in shape, with an overall area of 17,000 m2 (about 183,000 sq ft), the piazza includes some of the most important buildings of Milan (and Italy in general), as well some of the most prestigious commercial activities, and it is by far the foremost tourist attraction of the city.
While the piazza was originally created in the 14th century and has been gradually developing ever since (along with the Duomo, that took about six centuries to complete), its overall plan, in its current form, is largely due to architect Giuseppe Mengoni, and dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The monumental buildings that mark its sides, with the main exception of the Duomo itself and the Royal Palace, were introduced by Mengoni's design; the most notable of Mengoni's addition to the piazza is the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II arcade.
Sforza Castle (Italian: Castello Sforzesco) is in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remnants of a 14th-century fortification. Later renovated and enlarged, in the 16th and 17th centuries it was one of the largest citadels in Europe. Extensively rebuilt by Luca Beltrami in 1891–1905, it now houses several of the city's museums and art collections.
The castle has a quadrangular plan, site across the city's walls. The wall which once faced the countryside north to Milan has square towers and has an ogival gate. This was once accessed through a drawbridge. The northern tower is known as Torre della Corte, while the western one is called ''Torre del Tesoro: both received wide windows during the Sforza age.
The corner defended by the Torre Ducale is characterized by a loggia bridge, attributed to Bramante, and commissioned by Ludovico Sforza in the late 15th century to connect the Corte Ducale (the court in the area used as ducal residence) and the Cortile della Ghirlanda. This ghirlanda refers to a wall, protected by a ditch filled by water, built under Francesco Sforza, of which few traces remain today, including the Porta del Soccorso. Remains of two later ravelins can be seen in correspondence of the point in which the castle was joined by the city walls (near the Porta Comasina gate) and the Porta del Carmine. The Porta della Ghirlanda gate was entered through a ravelin (now lost) and had two entrances accessed through runways, on which lead to an underground passage which continued along the walls...
Santa Maria delle grazie ("Holy Mary of Grace") is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, northern Italy, included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. The church contains the mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, which is in the refectory of the convent.
Nowadays the Sacrestia vecchia, or
the Old Sacristy, designed and constructed by Donato
Bramante, is the seat of a Dominican Cultural Centre
(Centro Culturale alle Grazie), in which the
brethren organize and host conferences on various
themes pertaining to spirituality, philosophy, art,
literature and sociology, in addition to musical
concerts and artistic exhibitions.
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