Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Milan

Fondazione Prada
Offering year-round exhibitions and events, the Milan outpost of contemporary art giant Fondazione Prada in Largo Isarco was designed by Rem Koolhaas.
Castello Sforzesco
This fortress-museum in Parco Sempione houses collections of art and atrefacts through the ages.
Galleria d’Arte Moderna and PAC
Spread over three floors the Galleria d'Arte Moderna shows mainly 18-19th Century European art, while the smaller  PAC exhibits an array of conceptual art.
Cimitero Monumentale
To stroll through the Cimitero Monumentale is to take a crash course in the social history of Milan.
Duomo
The world's third largest cathedral, this awe inspiring building has a long and fascinating history. It's well worth a look.
Pinacoteca di Brera
Located in a charming historic district a visit to the Pinacoteca should be combined with a wander around the well-preserved labyrinth of cobbled streets hidden palazzos small galleries and shops...
Teatro alla Scala
A superlatively sumptuous building, tickets to the Teatro Scala are usually booked up two months in advance....
Basilica di Sant’ Ambrogio
The bustling Navigli area is relatively short on cultural attractions. Take a break from exploring the canal-side galleries and shops to take in the Basilica and reward yourself with lunch at nearby Boccondivino...
Conservatorio di Musica
A must for music lovers the Conservatorio has a wonderful programme of classical music concerts jazz ensembles together with a library of rare manuscripts and an instrument museum.
The Last Supper
Booking weeks in advance for just 15 minutes of viewing time might seem excessive but this atmospherically ethereal fresco is worth the wait. Nearby cafes Biffi San Carlo and Chocolat provide essential sustenance...
Auditorium di Milano
Despite offering a relatively traditional programme of classical music the Auditorium reflects the alternative spirit of bohemian Navigli in some of its innovative fixtures...
Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II
Affectionately known as the 'drawing room of Milan' this splendid shopping arcade certainly brings in the crowds.

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