Ancient Milan – Roman Empire Domination

The original settlement in the area that is now Milan was located in a very promising, albeit remote, spot in the middle of a fertile and well-irrigated plain. By the 4th century B.C. the population in the area began to grow ad Gallic peoples migrated into the Padano...

Milan: A City Waiting To Be Discovered

If you asked  an Italian to name the Città d’arte, or art cities, in his country, he wouldn hesitate to mention Florence, Venice and Rome. Then he would provide you with a long list of charming small and mid-sized cities all over the country. Milan is certainly...

Brera District – Milan

The district of Brera and the Pinacoteca di Brera (“Brera Art Gallery”) is the main public gallery for paintings in Milan. It contains one of the foremost collections of Italian paintings, an outgrowth of the cultural program of the Brera Academy, which...