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5 Must-see architectural wonders in Milan

5 Must-see architectural wonders in Milan ⇒ Milan can be called the capital of shopping and the gathering point of leading design companies. Still, it has not only expensive apparel and prices but also an amazing architectural heritage, which is one of the must-do in this beautiful Italian city. Let Best design guides represent you 5 main architectural objects you shouldn’t miss while your visit to Milan.

 


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Castello Sforzesco

Want to see ceilings painted by Leonardo da Vinci or looking for the best spot for museums? Castello Sforzesco is right what you were looking for. It is a castle which construction began in the 14th century but over the succeeding generations of the Sforza family, I suffered major reconstruction and modifications. Although now it is the same as the times it was first built and became a one-stop-shop for museums and art galleries.

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Duomo di Milano

It is hard not to know anything about Duomo di Milano, because it is the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Even though it was started in 14th century, the final touches were made during the reign of Napoleon. Through the centuries this church has been the scene of countless social cultural and religious events. The height of this cathedral is 182.5 meters from the ground and now it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Milan.

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Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio

This basilica is one of the oldest structure in the city of Milan, it was built in 387 AD by Saint Ambrose. What is more so special about this place? It has an atrium which is almost as large as the church itself. Moreover there you can find Romanesque carved capitals, carved sarcophagi as well overwhelming medieval art.

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Torre Velasca

This huge 100 meters building has to thank for its mushroom-like shape for gaining popularity. It was built in 1954 by partnership of 4 architects and is situated right in the center of Milan. It dominates the skyline of Milan and can be seen as modern interpretation of a typical Lombard medieval castle. Nevertheless, it satisfies Milan’s need for space – narrow on the ground and a lot more spacious at the top.

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

One of the most popular shopping destinations as well as one of the most beautiful galleries in the world – galleria Vittorio Emanuele II has no chance for complains. It was completed in 1867 and was meant ti represent the union between the church and the state, after the revolution of 1848. Even though two days before the inauguration, designer Giuseppe Mangoni felt to his death from the top of the steel and glass roof, it didn’t affect its popularity at all.

See also: Milan City Guide

So while being in Milan take a look at some architectural gems of the city. Even though you came here just for shopping do not forget that in Milan sometimes you can connect both – best shopping places with nicest architectural surroundings.

 

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