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The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum

The Milan Natural History Museum is located in the Indro Montanelli Garden near Porta Venezia and it is part of the museum centre that includes the Aquarium and the Planetarium. It’s made of seven sections involved in scientific researches and in the preservation of natural environment.
Santa Maria delle Grazie

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Santa Maria delle Grazie is one of the most suggestive churches built during the Renaissance in Lombardia and it contains the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or Cenacolo Vinciano, one of the greatest masterpieces of the history of art.
The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is located in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. The painting represents the scene of The Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, as it is told in John’s Gospel, when Jesus announced that one of them would betray him.
Parco Sempione

Parco Sempione

Parco Sempione is located near Castello Sforzesco and Arena Gianni Brera. This English style botanic garden offers many plant species; in the park you can do many open-air activities or just relax. All sorts of events take place at the park.
Naviglio della Martesana

Naviglio della Martesana

The Naviglio della Martesana is one of the Milanese canals. It origins at Trezzo sull’Adda and it flows till the Darsena in Milan. You can take a ride by electric boat from Canonica to Concesa or you can ride a bike on the cycling lane all along the Naviglio to enjoy the spectacular view steeped in history or to enjoy delicious wine and food.
Arena Civica Gianni Brera

Arena Civica Gianni Brera

The Arena Civica Gianni Brera, located inside Sempione Park, is a multi-purpose sports facility inaugurated in 1807, which hosts athletics competitions, rugby matches, outdoor shows and many concerts.
Manzoni’s home

Manzoni’s home

Casa Manzoni (Manzoni’s home) is a building inspired by Renaissance architecture and was the home of writer and poet Alessandro Manzoni from 1813 until his death. It’s the venue of the Manzoni Museum, the National Center for Manzonian Studies and the Historical Lombard Society.
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