Verticale BoscoBosco Verticale, which translates to "Vertical Forests," are two residential buildings in Milan's Porta Nuova area. The towers, which were completed in 2014, were designed to offer a home for both people and trees. Bosco Verticale can be viewed as a metropolitan reforestation or urban ecosystem because the pair give back to nature and the surrounding environment. Although they are residences, they have also become architectural marvels of the city, adding to the many landmarks and structures to see while in Milan. With hundreds of plants and bushes covering the 260 and 360-foot buildings, their lush green façade are worthy of appreciation and should not be missed while visiting the city.
Brera NeighborhoodThe Brera neighborhood, popularly known as Milan's artists' quarter, is a bustling region packed with modern art galleries such as Pinacoteca di Brera, Galleria Antonio Battaglia, and Miart Gallery, a museum, and The Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an academy for fine arts in the heart of the city. Brera's appeal is enhanced by cobblestone streets, boutique businesses, and Milanese eateries. A tour here should include the Palazzo di Brera, a palace constructed on the ruins of a monastery, as well as a visit to the Brera market, which is held on the third Sunday of each month (apart from August).
Aperol TerrazzaTerrazzo Aperol, located in the city center, is a contemporary bar with an attractive terrace affording amazing views of the Duomo di Milano while facing the plaza. Terrazzo Aperol is a great gathering site before and after a day of shopping and touring in Milan, thanks to its central position and proximity to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Local delicacies and delectable dinners may be savored here. Because of its popularity, there is often a small line to get in, but it's worth the wait once you're inside and can enjoy the view with an Aperol Spritz.
Prada FoundationFondazione Prada, founded in 1993 and co-chaired by Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli since 1995, is an art and cultural foundation featuring exhibitions in Tokyo and Shanghai. The permanent location is in the south of Milan, Largo Isarco, and is housed in a former gin distillery from 1910, which serves as an inventive and eye-catching headquarters. Fondazione Prada has shown a plethora of spectacular and daring modern works of art, with the organization having a particular interest in specialized sectors such as film, science, and music. Jeff Koons, Carsten Höller, and Mariko Mori are among the artists who have had their work shown at Fondazione Prada.
MudecMilan City Council succeeded to preserve a significant element of the city's history in 1990 by transforming a former Ansaldo plant into Mudec, an art and culture museum. Mudec houses studios, workshops, and a variety of changing shows throughout the year. Although the museum's sleek and contemporary design is a piece of art in and of itself, visitors may examine numerous types of art as well as get an understanding of diverse civilizations.
The metro is an easy way to get here. Mudec is around a 25-minute walk from Duomo, with the nearest stations being Sant'Agostino and Porta Genova.