The Italian Lakes - Milan (PDF Chapter)
Milan’s grand Gothic cathedral lies at the heart of this one-time imperial Roman capital, and expresses the love of beauty and power that still drives the city today. At times brash, beneath the veneer is a serious sense of history and place.
- climb to the roof of Milan’s marble Duomo for views of its sculpted spires
- admire centuries of invention in da Vinci’s masterful mural, the Last Supper
- get up close with some of Italy’s finest masterpieces in Pinacoteca di Brera
- restaurants & accommodation
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