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A holiday in Milan would be incomplete if you do not take the food tours available here. These tours take you to places where you can savor some of the most delicious cuisines of Italy. The best way to go on such a tour is to take a trip to Brera — one of the oldest places in Milan with history and glories of the Old World. This is a guided tour, where you get to taste delectable Italian foods like Italian cold cuts, Italian cream rolls, risottos, special meat-balls, a traditional Italian dish called Melanzane alla Parmigiana and many other traditional foods. The tour also helps you explore a little bit of the wonderful history of the land created over centuries.
Organizes concerts of chamber and symphonic music. Halls include the Sala Verdi, 1,550 seats, for concerts by I Pomeriggi Musicali, Società dei Concerti, Società del Quartetto and Serate Musicali, as well as concerts by the Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi. This concert hall will even host the likes of groups such as Wilco (Nov. 2009). The Sala Puccini has 400 seats, and is used for ballets and concerts. Tickets for concerts, not exclusively for season ticket holders, are available directly from the Conservatorio ticket office before the performance, or at theatre box offices scattered around the city.
For more than ten years, this bar in Porta Romana has been a bar crowded at all hours even though it has passed through different management by more and less trendy types. Palo Alto Café offers an excellent meeting place for all young people looking for a place in which they can have a chat whether inside or in the vast space on the street. As per tradition, beers and cocktails give company to who, whether at aperitif or before the disco, allows himself to be fascinated by the lively atmosphere of the Palo Alto Cafè.
Villa Necchi Campiglio is a masterpiece of architect Piero Portaluppi, who built it between 1932 and 1935. The villa is well-maintained even today, and features a number of rooms with luxurious furnishings, along with tennis court, pool and a spacious yard. The historical residence also includes the kitchen, pantry and bathrooms, while the great hall is paved with walnut and rosewood paved and the stairs have Greek double balustrade.
Located right in the heart of the city, Casa Atellani is a structure that dates back to the 15th-century. Recognizable by its Renaissance facade, the building's ownership changed hands until the early-20th-century when it was in the hands of the Conti family, who hired architect Piero Portaluppi to restore it. Known for providing insight into the royal life with the help of the exhibits, amongst the structure's notable features is Leonardo da Vinci's Vineyard, which has grapes replanted in the original pattern.
Established in 1923, Triennale di Milano is a fabulous museum for those who love design and art in its various forms. Set in the Palazzo della Triennale since 1933, this institution has been an integral part of Milanese cultural and artistic life for several decades now. From contemporary art to performing arts, design and architecture, it covers different aspects that are not only engaging but also enriching. Be it their exhibitions, live performances, educational programs or events, the artistic expressions through varying formats surely make it an interesting place to visit.