Travel Reference
In-Depth Information
Castello Sforzesco ( Click here )
Cimitero Monumentale ( Click here )
Parco Sempione ( Click here )
Blue Note ( Click here )
Getting There
Metro MM1 (red line) stops at Cadorna and Cairoli for the Castello and Triennale.
For the cemetery, Corso Como and Isola, use Porta Garibaldi on MM2 (green line).
The Sights in a Day
Start the day with the blockbuster collection of museums in the Sforza's
turreted Castello ( Click here ). It houses seven specialised museums,
but the standout collection of the Museo d'Arte Antica is not to be missed. Some
of its halls were designed by Leonardo da Vinci, and their frescoed decorations
compete with intriguing fragments of Milanese history for your attention.
Then pause for lunch in the castle's back garden, now the Parco Sempi-
one ( Click here ) . Take a seat on the patio or upstairs terrace at Bar Bi-
anco ( Click here ). Refuelled, wend your way through the park to the Triennale di
Milano ( Click here ) or head to architect- designer Achille Castiglioni's studio
( Click here ) . Afterwards, if the weather's good, climb to the top of GiĆ² Ponti's
Torre Branca ( Click here ) for views over the leafy loveliness of the park and its
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