A walk in the old town

From:

Duomo di Milano

To:

Arco della Pace

Discover an itinerary between the Duomo di Milano and the Arco della Pace (Arc of Peace) that takes you to see both famous attractions, such as Piazza Affari and Castello Sforzesco (Sforza Castle), and lesser-known places, such as Santa Maria presso San Satiro and Gorani Tower.

Follow the directions on the maps and listen to our audio guides to find out more about what surrounds you.

Enjoy!

place Duomo di Milano

Did you know that on the spires of the Duomo there are more than 3400 statues? Would you bet that you know some of the figures?
(total duration: 5:09 m)

place Museo del '900

The palace in which the Museo del '900 resides is named "Palazzo dell'Arengario". Do you want to know where this name comes from?
(total duration: 1:41 m)

place Palazzo Reale

Did you know that this palace, which nowadays hosts contemporary exhibitions, was built in the middle ages and was the seat of many powerful families?
(total duration: 4:10 m)

place Campanile di San Gottardo in Corte

Did you notice that bell tower behind Palazzo Reale? Did you know it was a point of reference for all the people from Milan? Reach it and you will discover why.
(total duration: 1:56 m)

place Santa Maria presso San Satiro

Enter the church and stop at the entrance, can you guess how deep the choir is? Listen to our audio guide and learn if you were right.
(total duration: 4:40 m)

place Piazza Mercanti

Discover the middle ages side of Milan in this little square and try to imagine how, many years ago, this was the center of the commercial activities.
(total duration: 4:55 m)