Corso Magenta, Milan

Corso Magenta is an elegant and aristocratic street in the north-western part of Milan.

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.
















About Corso Magenta

 Corso Magenta, Milan, Italy

Corso Magenta and Nearby Sights on Map

Santa Maria delle Grazie

The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie or Saint Mary of the Graces is best known for housing Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Last Supper in its Dominican convent

The Last Supper

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

Civic Archeological Museum

Roman antiques from Milan and the surrounding area

Piazza Cadorna

Medium-sized, normal square in central Milan with the funky modern North Station and some fine buildings, but notably a set of peculiar modern sculptures in the middle

Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

A must-see! A stunning fully frescoed Renaissance church

Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology

Saint Ambrose

A beautiful and huge Byzantic/Romanic church which was almost destroyed by allied bombing in World War 2, although some of its Byzantic mosaics are well preserved


Museum of Design and Architecture, always has 4-6 exhibits on the subject of design, photography or modern art, at least 1-2 of which are always free entry

Sempione Park

Sempione park is a big space of green land right behind the Sforzesco castle, and one of the most famous and popular in the city

Sforza Castle

Where the Sforza-Visconti ruling families of Milan resided