Admission is free as is free in another little-known jewel of the city: the church of San Maurizio at the Maggiore Monastery, in Corso Magenta. The two churches are not too far, and indeed go from one to the other passing through the internal streets that touch Piazza San Sepolcro, the Braidense but also Piazza della Borsa with Cattelan’s finger and via Meravigli is a walk that makes good the ancient soul of Milan that is not hidden only inside the Castello Sforzesco. Once you have arrived in San Maurizio, lengthen your walk just enough to make a trip to Sant’Ambrogio. The full name is a Roman minor basilica collegiate abbey-abbey church of Sant’Ambrogio and is one of the places where Milan’s history is most breathed. The milan tours are the perfect option.
Visiting a city during the week has the undeniable advantage that allows you to watch what the people living there do, outside the tourist circuits. Just a step beyond the circle of canals that in Milan marks the gap between what is downtown and what is not, the area of Paolo Sarpi is perhaps the best place to breathe the cosmopolitan soul of the city. It’s the Chinese neighborhood, true. And there is not much to see, just as true. But it is a neighborhood attached to the Sempione park, and it is not far from the nightlife of Corso Como and Corso Garibaldi. Indeed now that the Feltrinelli foundation designed by Herzog & de Meuron