At the main entrance of the Duomo, 3,8m (12ft) below the parvis, you'll see the Baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti and Santa Tecla’s Apse.…
The Sforzesco Castle performs a public and cultural function, since it houses the libraries and the museums of the castle including: the Museum of Ancient Arts, the Pinacoteca, the museum of Musical Instruments, the Museum of Applied Arts, the Egyptian museum and the Prehistoric museum.
The theatre alla Scala is located at the end of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele the 2nd, it’s one of the most renowned theatres in the world. A temple of the opera, it’s the seat of the orchestra alla Scala, the choir, the corps de ballet, the Philharmonic and the Teatro alla Scala Academy.
The museum of Teatro alla Scala is next to the theatre and it exhibits an extended collection of musical instruments, composers’ letters, autographs, ceramic pieces and set designs.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is the promenade that connects the Duomo with the Theatre alla Scala. Called 'Il Salotto di Milano' (the living room of Milan) since it’s an important meeting place for the people of Milan and one of the sites of Milan’s luxury shopping, along with via Montenapoleone and via della Spiga, it hosts many prestigious labels and brand shops, restaurants, famous cafés and bookshops.
Naviglio Grande is the most famous ship canal of Milan; in between historical small shops and tenements with communal balconies, you will be able to taste the best cocktails in the city and you will see the most exclusive houses of Milan. You can have very exciting boat rides.
The Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio or Basilica Martyrum is, after the Duomo, the most important church in Milan and it preserves the remains of Saints Gervaso, Protaso and Ambrose.