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In order to fight any further diffusion of COVID-19, public and private meetings are strongly discouraged in all the country.
People must stay at home. A distance of a meter or so is kept in case of any personal encounters. Webcams have temporarily become the default communication tool.
Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, exhibitions, theaters, concert halls and cinemas are closed till Monday, April 13 at least; so are schools and universities. Supermarkets, pharmacies, tobacconists and computer shops are allowed to make exceptions to the rule. Sport events have been suspended at all. More official news here.

 
Milan - or Milano, in Italian - is a relatively small town, with Piazza Duomo (or the Cathedral Square) as its historical and geographical umbilicus.
.:. Center  The city center is enclosed by the inner ring, corresponding to the walls which protected Milan during the Middle Ages. (Those walls, by the way, are no longer there).
.:. Center  A wider area is enclosed by the ’Viali’ or ‘Bastioni’, the ring of the 16th-century Spanish Walls (almost completely gone, too). Today, driving in this area involves a congestion charge.
.:. Center  The area outside the Bastioni is more recent. Its outer boundary is called the 'Circonvallazione Esterna', a ring made up of the connecting road on the near outskirts of town.
.:. Then there are the real outskirts...

CiaoMilano .:. Milan as a radiant

 
Districts  CENTRAL DISTRICTS

Brera. Art Gallery, Shops
Castello. Museums, Rondanini Pietà
Duomo. Galleria, Ambrosiana
Giardini. Gardens, Villa Reale, PAC
La Scala. Opera, Palazzo Marino
Corso Magenta. The Last Supper
Monte Napoleone. Fashion
Sant'Ambrogio. Science Museum
Ticinese. San Lorenzo, Navigli, Shops
Università. Torre Velasca

.:. The CiaoMilano printable map

Milan, the City center Brera Triennale Castello Giardini Monte Napoleone La Scala Duomo Corso Magenta Sant'Ambrogio Università Ticinese

 
 

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Milan city tours
Double-deckers? A visit to the San Siro stadium? The Last Supper, otherwise difficult to book?
You can reserve a bus or a specialized tour through our partner Viator.
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