City of Milan, Where Class Meets Sophistication

People don’t take trips…trips take people

-John Steinbeck

The soul of a wanderer never tires nor does the destinations! Milan is the place this season. The second richest city in the European Union after Paris, Milan or Milano (in Italian) is a beautiful city in Italy and capital of Lombardy region. Often regarded as the fashion hub, Milan is the place where class and sophistication breathes.

Nurturing arts, commerce, finance, fashion, design, entertainment, education, health care, media, tourism and more to add on the list there is something for everyone in this city of class. Today I bring you why Milan is a must visit place for everyone who travels not just for the sake of travelling. Read along to know more-

Top Rated Tourist Attractions:

Milan Cathedral- dedicated to St. Mary of the Nativity is the largest church in Italy. The amazing fact about this historical church is that it took six centuries to complete. Can you imagine that?? Well it’s true! A perfect Gothic era creation, the cathedral holds mesmerizing artwork on the doors, nave four sided aisle with choirs and apse. The roof of the cathedral is open to the tourists to get a closer view of what’s inside. With that much of time required and thousands of architectures dedicating their best this place is a must visit in Milan.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II- this double arcade building is one of the world’s oldest shopping malls. Named after the first king of Italy, the Galleria is a magnificent building with uncommon iron and glass roof. Though the building underwent several repair and maintenance project after the damages caused by the Second World War, this place is abode to several high end shops, café, restaurants, and much more to entire the visitors. This is again one of the highly appreciated tourist spot.

Brera- often referred as the artistic central of the city, Brera is home to several refined arts which you can confront on the local streets gilded by the painting shops. Once in Brera, don’t forget to visit Biblioteca Nazional Braidense (national library) to get a pure taste of arts and history.

San Maurizio al Monastero- now used as an archeological museum, this place was formerly a church in Milan and was highly dedicated to the most important female convent of the city. Reflecting renaissance and baroque architecture, this place notifies the most important artwork of the 16th century. Covered with gray stones, the walls of the church are ornamented with valuable painting