373 Hotels in Milan, Italy
Regional capital of Lombardia, Milan stands in the Pianura Padana, between the river Ticino, the Adda and the Po.
Leading financial and economical centre in Italy, it has a prominent role in the cultural and political field thanks to its Universities. In the late Middle Ages the city was the seat of the Visconti dynasty, followed by the Sforza family, under whose rule Milan reached its utmost splendour.
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About Milan, Italy
Longitude:9° 55' 0'' E (9.191567)
Consigli MilanThe Dom of Milan
Today the most important artistic monument of the city, its construction began in 1386, by the will of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. It is a very important testimony of the Lombard Gothic art characterised by a profusion af spires and buttresses. There are more then 3500 statues including 96 giants with gargoyles. The whole complex is dominated by the highest spire (108.5 m) topped by the celebrated Madonnina lined with golden foil. Most interesting in the inside the splendid stained glass-windows dating from the XV and XVI century. In the crypt the remains od Saint Carlo Borromeo are kept. Sforza Castle
Francesco Sforza had it built (1401-1466) on a nucleus of the thirteenth century, despite alteration in the ninetieth century, it represents the most important testimony of the Renaissance in Milan. In the inside are seated the museums of the castle, including important collections of sculptures (Michelangelo's Rondanini Piety), paintings and applied arts. La Scala Theatre
Is the most famous Milan theatre in the world. Planned by Piermarini in simple neo-classical forms, it was opened in 1778 and within a short time became the temple of opera. For the amateur, in the inside there is a museum