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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Opera House
“One of the most famous opera theatre. The best artists worldwide perform here.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Opera House
“"La Scala" is the main opera house in Italy. Considered among the most prestigious theaters in the world.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Lavish, 18th-century theater, famous for Italian opera & ballets, with a museum & music library.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“In front of teatro alla Scala a museum of modern and contemporary Italian art”
  • 16 locals recommend
Entertainment
“If opera isn’t your bag, check out the theater’s other offerings, which range from symphony concerts and recitals to ballets and talks. Milan’s Teatro alla Scala is one of the most celebrated opera houses in Europe, and has been since its founding in the late 18th century by Archduchess Maria Theresa, the Hapsburg ruler responsible for a number of the city’s cultural institutions. While the sumptuous crimson- and gold- coloured interior can be glimpsed on a visit to the theater’s museum, nothing beats joining the vociferous crowd (celebrated tenor Roberto Alagna famously walked off stage in 2006 after he was booed in a performance of Franco Zerelli’s “Aida”) for a night of music. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Plaza
“This is an elegant square between the Galleria and the Teatro alla Scala. Tips . Sit on a bench and relax. There is a drinking water fountain in the center.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Gallerie d’Italia – Piazza Scala Three historic buildings overlooking Milan’s elegant via Manzoni, piazza della Scala and via Morone serve as the prestigious home to 19th and 20th century masterpieces. The works on display cover a century of art history – the Italian nineteenth century – from Antonio Canova to Umberto Boccioni.Particularly worthy of note, in the area dedicated to 19th century Lombardy works, are several never-seen-before views of old-world Milan, the Duomo, Navigli (canals) that no longer exist together with highlights from battle scenes during the Risorgimento and scenes from private family lives.Open: Tues-Sun 9.30am-7.30pm. Thurs 9.30am-10.30pm. Last entry one hour before closing time. Closed on Monday. Free admission.Other sections of the exhibition: Galleria San Fedele (Via Hoepli, 3/a-b. Open Tues-Sat 4pm- 7pm) and the San Fedele Church (Piazza San Fedele, 4. Open daily 9am-4pm)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Opera House
“Leaving from the Piazza del Duomo, along the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, you will arrive directly on Piazza della Scala. As the name suggests, it’s where La Scala, the famous Milan Opera house is located. Along with the San Carlo Theater in Naples and the Fenice in Venice, it’s one of Italy’s 3 most prestigious operas. Masterpieces of Italian opera have been created here, such as “Norma” by Vincenzo Bellini or “Otello” by Verdi. Also, one of the greatest classical singers of all time, Maria Callas, has performed in La Scala. I didn’t have the opportunity to see the interior, but it’s world famous for being sumptuous. So you should really go if you can! The exterior facade however, is quite simple. On the left of the building you can visit the Museum of La Scala and its collection of musical instruments, opera costumes and historical documents.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Amid a landscape of grey Liberty-style architecture (and just next to Teatro alla Scala) is a verdant jewel of a bar In Café Trussardi’s unique glassed space, more than 3,000 types of lush tropical ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A classic, always good. The food is perfect the atmosphere a bit boring but their “veranda” on the side of Palazzo della Scala it’s a worthy stop. Good also for a glass later in the afternoon Piazza della Scala 5 | +390 2 806 88 201 With windows looking out onto La Scala, the Trussardi touch is a light one; the parquetry and leather combo is far from stuffy. The food too has a directness, with seasonal dishes like grilled scallops with ginger powder and peanut cream or roast spring lamb with potato, avocado and lime, mixing it up with earthier Milanese favourites. Opening hours: closed Sat lunch & Sundays ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza From the top of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Entrance next to tourist office in Galleria from Scala Square side. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Milano è la città con monumenti ed arte che sono unici al mondo. Anche il Teatro alla Scala è il più famoso al mondo. Milan is the city with monuments and art that are unique in the world. Even the Teatro alla Scala is the most famous in the world.”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museo interattivo per bambini molto bello e spazioso. Interactive museum for children, really big.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Walking in the center of Milan have a look at this hidden a nice small square”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“If you have the chance of seeing a performance, or only of watching around...do it. It seems to be a pocket theatre with a very special stair to reach the stalls.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“A classic, always good. The food is perfect the atmosphere a bit boring but their “veranda” on the side of Palazzo della Scala it’s a worthy stop. Good also for a glass later in the afternoon Piazza della Scala 5 | +390 2 806 88 201 With windows looking out onto La Scala, the Trussardi touch is a light one; the parquetry and leather combo is far from stuffy. The food too has a directness, with seasonal dishes like grilled scallops with ginger powder and peanut cream or roast spring lamb with potato, avocado and lime, mixing it up with earthier Milanese favourites. Opening hours: closed Sat lunch & Sundays ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza From the top of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Entrance next to tourist office in Galleria from Scala Square side. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Perfect for a drink and a quick bite before catching a show at La Scala. Be sure to try their cups of risotto Milanese, delicious!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends

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