This Week!
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This Week!
Milan - or Milano, in Italian - is a relatively small town, with Piazza Duomo (or the Cathedral Square) as its historical and geographical umbilicus.
.:. Center  The city center is enclosed by the inner ring, corresponding to the walls which protected Milan during the Middle Ages. (Those walls, by the way, are no longer there).
.:. Center  A wider area is enclosed by the ’Viali’ or ‘Bastioni’, the ring of the 16th-century Spanish Walls (almost completely gone, too). Today, driving in this area involves a congestion charge.
.:. Center  The area outside the Bastioni is more recent. Its outer boundary is called the 'Circonvallazione Esterna', a ring made up of the connecting road on the near outskirts of town.
.:. Then there are the real outskirts...

CiaoMilano .:. Milan as a radiant


Brera. Art Gallery, Shops
Castello. Museums, Rondanini Pietà
Duomo. Galleria, Ambrosiana
Giardini. Gardens, Villa Reale, PAC
La Scala. Opera, Palazzo Marino
Corso Magenta. The Last Supper
Monte Napoleone. Fashion
Sant'Ambrogio. Science Museum
Ticinese. San Lorenzo, Navigli, Shops
Università. Torre Velasca

.:. The CiaoMilano printable map

Milan, the City center Brera Triennale Castello Giardini Monte Napoleone La Scala Duomo Corso Magenta Sant'Ambrogio Università Ticinese


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