having rich and diverse background in history due to harboring place for a number of great culture and empires. The Basilica of Saint’Ambrogio formerly, the Basilica Martyrum is one of the oldest churches in Italy. It was rebuilt in 1099 in Romanesque architectural style. One of its bells dates as far back as 1144AD. The Milanese aquarium has created environments which house at least 100 species of fish in 36 different pools. It emphasizes on Italian fish life in both fresh and salty water. The Amazon pool is quite the attraction with the infamous piranha fish on showcase. Similarly educationalists can greatly benefit from its library.
In the heart of Milan is the botanical garden Orto Botanico di Brera run and managed by the University of Milan. Established in 1774 for the benefit of the medicine and pharmacy students, this garden houses one of the worlds oldest Ginkgo Biloba Trees in Europe and a variety of flora specimen. The Duomo cathedral is the largest gothic cathedral in the world. Built from 1386 to 1809 it has a seating capacity of 40, 000. Within it is the marble tomb of Giacomo de Medici, its most important sponsor Charles Borromeo the saint, 96 gargoyles, 13,400 statues and135 spires.
The Leonardo Da Vinci National Science & Technology Museum shows his nifty designs of war machines and architecture and there a room committed to applied physics. There’s also the Gallerio Vittorio Emanuel, which has been converted into a place to socialize although its intended purpose was to provide a link to the opera house. The theatre museum at La Scala is at the site of the church of Maria alla Scalla whom it is named after is full of incalculable mementos devoted to Italy’s composers and performers like Puccini and Toscanini. The gallery of modern art houses Picasso, Matisse, Gaugin and Renoir and the likes.
The Museo Poldi-Pezzoli shelters the collection that was given by him to the city. Among its various masterpieces it is one that has now become the epitome of Milan’s style-Antonio Pollaiolos portrait of a lady. The Pinacoteca di Brera has a collection of Italy’s Renaissance art, most of which are the works of Napoleon. The monastery which displays Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper painting of Jesus moment of betrayal is called the Santa Maria delle Grazie. The painting is currently undergoing restoration. There’s also the museum of Historic art of the Sforzesco Castle.