The most famous places of Milan a few steps from The Corner Duomo Hotel
In Milan there is always something new to do and see. But we must not forget the timeless beauties of the most famous points of interest in the city: monuments, neighborhoods, places of culture that continue to shape the uniqueness of Milan.
From the majestic Duomo to the Castello Sforzesco, from the exclusive Quadrilatero della Moda to the Teatro alla Scala. What do these places have in common? Simply being near The Corner Duomo Hotel. Discover with us the Must of Milan!
Duomo of Milan
Also called Dòmm de Milan in the city's dialect, it is the largest church in Italy. Mark Twain said that the Duomo "[...] is the first thing you look for when you rise in the morning, and the last your lingering gaze rests upon at night". And this statement is even more true for those who stay in our hotel! Just a few steps and you can visit the interior of the cathedral and the museum, take a photo in the large square and take a walk on the roof between spiers and pinnacles next to the Madonnina.
The Corner Duomo Hotel is adjacent to the most elegant district of Milan. Via Monte Napoleone, via Manzoni, via della Spiga and corso Venezia make up the Fashion District (Quadrilatero della Moda), the luxury district dedicated to clothing, design and furnishings where the shopping experience is exclusive. And after visiting the boutiques, we are waiting for you at the hotel for a relaxing aperitif!
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
For the Milanese it is simply the Gallery. A real good parlor in the city, this shopping arcade full of bars and boutiques leaves its visitors stunned thanks to the elegant decorations, the sumptuous dome and the mosaics photographed by tourists and not only. Practical connection between Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Scala, the Galleria Vittorio Emaneule II is a must for anyone passing through Milan.
Teatro alla Scala
The Teatro alla Scala is the temple of art in Milan as well as one of the main artistic institutions of Italy, just 200 m from The Corner Duomo Hotel! Attending an opera at the Teatro alla Scala is a special experience. And it becomes even more special on December 7, the day of Sant'Ambrogio (patron of the city), when the opera season is inaugurated. The premiere is celebrated for days throughout the city, and is one of the most popular cultural events in Italy.
Another symbol of Milan. The Sforzesco Castle hosts thousands of tourists every year who wish to visit its halls and museum. With Ludovico il Moro the castle became one of the most sumptuous courts of the time, also thanks to the decorations made by artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Bramante. The Castle is also one of the entrances to Parco Sempione, the green lung of the city and a place of refreshment and relax for tourists and Milanese!
The Palazzo Reale of Milano every year hosts numerous shows and exhibitions, making it one of the main cultural centers of Milan. The staff of The Corner Duomo Hotel will update you on current exhibitions during your stay. But not only. Are you looking for a fairytale place for your wedding? The enchanting Sala degli Specchi (Hall of Mirrors) inside the Palace is the place designated by the Municipality of Milan for the celebration of weddings with civil ceremony. And our hotel near the Duomo will be the perfect choice for your stay!
Pinacoteca di Brera
In Brera, an elegant and historic district in the center of Milan, there is the famous art gallery which houses an exclusive collection of ancient and modern art, especially as regards Venetian and Lombard production. Getting lost in the rooms of the Pinacoteca di Brera means admiring the paintings of Mantegna, Hayez, Raffaello, Modigliani and Boccioni, just to name a few. The building also houses the Academy of Fine Arts and the Botanical Garden.