Treasure of Sant Ambrogio

Saint Ambrose (Sant’Ambrogio) is the patron saint of the city of Milan. In the city center, just steps away from the Duomo, can be found the Basilica dedicated to the saint. The Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio was originally built in the late 4th century. It was first known as the Basilica Martyrum due to the numbers…

Poldi Pezzoli Museum Milan

The Poldi Pezzoli house-museum is worldly well-known, created by the Milanese art collector Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879). Opened to the public in 1879, it shows great painting by master such as Mantegna, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli, Raffaello e Tiepolo and collections of works of art: arms and armours, glass, porcelain, clocks and sundials, textiles,…