Are you planning to travel in Milan and have an unforgettable experience? Of course, you are going to take a number of photos the city’s outstanding combination of historical architecture and modern design. Italy’s fashion capital is a dream destination riddled with iconic attractions, glamorous stores, restaurants, unique buildings, museums etc.
Here is a list with the best 7 places to have your next iconic Instagram story or post.
Duomo di Milano
Duomo Cathedral is by far the most recognisable landmark in Milan. As it can be seen from many different perspectives around the Duomo Square, you will have the opportunity to take various shots. For example, a classic picture from the piazza in front of the Duomo, or for a different kind of shot visit the Museo del Novecento next to the square with a special view to the church. Moreover, you can reach the top of Duomo to be photographed from the terraces with a view to the whole city.
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
It’s a picture-perfect building next to the Duomo Cathedral where you will find luxury brand-stores from top Italian designers, restaurants, cafes, floor mosaic artwork and the world’s first certified 7 Star hotel, the Town House Galleria. As it is a very crowded place with many tourists, you have to go there early in the morning to take a beautiful picture for your instagram profile.
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Milan’s Navigli neighborhood is famous for the Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese canals. The area is known for its nightlife with bars and restaurants along the canals but also you can find many galleries to explore and several vendors selling from books to clothes etc. Navigli is best to be captured in the evening when the sunlight reflects on the canals.
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Arco della Pace
It is a Neoclassical gate, 25 meters high and 24 meters wide, decorated with a number of statues and corinthian columns. It stands at the north entrance to Parco Sempione, one of Milan’s largest green spaces.
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Bosco Verticale is a pair of residential towers built in the Porta Nuova area, housing a total of 900 trees.The Vertical Forest is a unique building of architectural biodiversity of 76 and 111 metres high, providing an amount of vegetation equivalent to 30,000 square metres of woodland and improving the air quality. Moreover, Bosco Verticale, as it won a prestigious international architecture competition for recently constructed buildings that stand a minimum of 100 metres (328 feet) tall, is a very photogenic structure and an environmental innovation.
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Aperol Spritz is Italy's signature orange drink. The best place to enjoy your aperitif moment is the Terrazza Aperol, a roof bar that gives you an incredible view of Duomo so you can get an iconic shot.