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• 'Poldi Pezzoli' Museum 
collection of paintings, objets d’art, ceramics, jewellery, carpets. Via Manzoni Alessandro, 12

• Arco della Pace 
(Arch of Peace) is a neoclassical building (eercted in 1807) which stands in the middle of Piazza Sempione.

• Biblioteca Ambrosiana 
35,000 manuscripts and 700,000 printed works are preserved here; the collection includes the Codex Atlanticus by Leonardo. Piazza Pio Xi, 2

• Brera Gallery 
(pinacoteca di Brera) stores the best of works by the Lombard and Venetian schools from the 15th cent. to the 18th cent. via Brera 28

• Castello Sforzesco 
Museum inside (Musei del Castello): Civic Collections of Ancient Art (statuary, furniture and weapons), Pinacoteca art gallery (paintings), Civic Collections of Applied Art (ceramics, clothes and musical instruments), Civic Archaeological Collections (prehistoric and protohistoric finds). Piazza Castello

• Cenacolo Vinciano 
fresco The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (1495-97).

• Duomo 
Milan icon, whose foundation stone was laid by Gian Galeazzo Visconti in 1386 but which was completed in 1812; due the long construction is the coexistence of Gothic and Renaissance; however Duomo is considered one of the finest Gothic churches in Italy. Piazza del Duomo

• Galleria d'Arte Moderna 
works mainly by 18th- and 19th-c. Italian artists

• Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II 
traditionally regarded as the "lounge of Milan", has great porticoes for a covered passageway linking piazza della Scala to piazza Duomo; it hosts the most famous caf้s of the city. Piazza del Duomo

• La Scala 
built in 1777, this theatre is a fine example of the neo-classical. La Scala is the temple of opera in Milan. Piazza della Scala

• Museo del Duomo 
on the ground floor of the palazzo Reale, on the right of the Cathedral. Piazza del Duomo

• Museo teatrale alla Scala 
Collection of objects and works of art relating to the history of the Scala.

• Museum of Science and Technology 
collection of items rapresenting the evolution of scientific thought and the progress of technology (including an exhibition of drawings, designs and prototypes by Leonardo da Vinci)

• Palazzo di Brera 
houses the art gallery bearing the same name. via Brera 28

• Parco Sempione 
one of most important Milan's green spaces. Parco Sempione

• Royal Palazzo 
Visconti family residence, lies to the right of the Duomo

• San Lorenzo Maggiore 
erected as a temple to Ares in 355–372.

• Sant'Ambrogio 
example of Lombard Romanesque, this church houses the tomb of Sant’Ambrogio, patron saint of the city.


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