A reliable place TO STAY in the Brera district? Lanza
A trendy district of Old Milan (the word Brera is an ancient German one, meaning "meadows"), with narrow alleys and smart nightlife venues. Until a few decades ago, the Brera Fine Arts Academy was a Little Bohemia, attracting avant-garde painters and writers. .:.Pinacoteca Nazionale di Brera.
In the same palazzo as the Academy - a beautiful building which belonged to the Jesuits till the late 18th century - you can visit the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Brera, or Brera National Art Gallery, one of the world's major art collections with works by Raphael, Mantegna, Piero della Francesca, to mention but a few. For further information on this national art gallery, you can see if there's any exhibitions on . .:.More.
In the Brera district you also find centuries-old churches, like the Carmine as well as some of the most recent buildings in Milan. The Teatro Strehler is one of them.
MILAN CITY TOURS
Double-deckers? The San Siro stadium?
The Last Supper?
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