While people travel to learn and imbibe plenty of different cultural experiences, one can travel just for the simple pleasure of finding a place where you can spoil yourself to the bone! Milan happens to be one of those places where the richness of the city intermingles with its artistic and historic side to produce the perfectly crafted shopping experience for a hungry customer. While it offers a shopper some brilliant shopping experiences, it also makes sure that the history rich narrative of Italy isn't lost within the boundaries of the city. So, history is made luxurious in Milan and if you're a patsy for both, this is where you need to see yourself!
Things to Do
Day Trip to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
A recognized landmark in Italy, the tower is freestanding bell tower in Pisa and it is known the world over, for its tilt. Due to loose soil and a bad foundation, even before completion, the tower began to lean. After completion, the tower became an architectural portent and fetched international enchantment. Ascend the stairway and appreciate a tilted view of the city around and beneath you.
La Scala Opera House and Museum
La Scala Opera House is a leading Opera house and one of the most prestigious worldwide. Some of the greatest singers the world has seen have performed here. Visit La Scala during a performance to see the intricacies with which the opera house was planned. This is a place of artistic integration where there is art, music and performance.
Da Vinci decided that his legacy is going to live on through the complex defense systems he built for the Sforzesco dynasty in their castle that now lives on as the Castello Sforzesco. Like everything else in Milan, the tour of Castello Sforzesco offers a luxurious display of art, architecture and sheer brilliance. Luxury is the word for the week where Milan is concerned and there's no missing out on this little adventure especially if you love pampering yourself with luxury!
The Golden Rectangle
The beating heart of the fashion capital of the world, this square right here is what makes the city live up to its name. One of the most expensive and chicest streets in the world,with high-end designer stores stretching beyond anyone's farthest imagination, The Golden Rectangle offers shopaholics an extravagant and luxurious time for indulgence and some retail therapy.
The Cathedral of Milan
Intricacy and precision are two things that are incredibly hard to master, even more so when they're combined together. That's what The Cathedral in Milan epitomizes. Imagine workers in the 15th century erect a beautiful white castle that has even the tiniest dots well combined. Make sure your camera has enough memory because with the Cathedral, the marvels are in plenty and you'd want to remember it for eternity!