Corso Magenta is an elegant and aristocratic street in the north-western part of Milan. It contains sophisticated cafes and shops, and also some fine, mainly Baroque palaces, notably the Palazzo Litta, one of the best examples of 18th century Milanese architecture, and also a place in which Napoleon I spent some time. Metro stations Conciliazione, Cadorna, Cairoli and Cordusio are the closest to the avenue. The famous Santa Maria delle Grazie church and convent, where Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper can be found, is very close to the Corso.
Corso Magenta, Milan, Italy
Corso Magenta and Nearby Attractions on Map
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II(1.2 km)
The mother of all shopping malls: upscale shops in a splendid 19th century palace of a mall, with a stunning mosaic floor, and wonderful glass roof and cupola.
The Last Supper(0.2 km)
Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Last Supper (Il Cenacolo) is housed in the refectory of the Dominican convent of the Santa Maria delle Grazie, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Via Manzoni(1.5 km)
Impressive refined-air street lined with aristocratic apartment blocks and opulent churches.
The Duomo(1.2 km)
Milan's main cathedral, a massive late Gothic church (started in 1386) in white marble, with hundreds of spires and thousands of statues on its exterior and a famous façade.
Teatro alla Scala(1.2 km)
Via Dante(0.8 km)
One of the grandest and most frequented fashionable high streets in Milan.
Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore(0.4 km)
A must-see! A stunning fully frescoed Renaissance church.
One of Prada's several boutiques in the city, the one in the Galleria is the closest to the Duomo and the central square.
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