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Impressive refined-air street lined with aristocratic apartment blocks and opulent churches.
Impressive refined-air street lined with aristocratic apartment blocks and opulent churches. It also hosts the Poldi Pezzoldi museum. Today, it is also one of the city's premier shopping streets, and is noted for containing the Armani Megastore. It is very close to La Scala opera house.
Luxurious boutique stocking elegant, ready-to-wear men's suits that look custom-tailored
Giorgio Armani's flagship store
One of the world's richest private art collections
Baroque church with classic marble altars, gilded woodwork and detailed stucco
A small, yet very impressive square, which hosts the magnificent neoclassical Belgiojoso Palace, built by Milanese noblemen in the late 1700s, and the House of Manzoni, where notable Italian writer and literary figure Alessandro Manzoni lived, and which today hosts a library and the Centro Nazionale di Studi Manzoniani (National Centre of Manzoni-related studies)
A late 19th century aristocratic mansion with Italian Renaissance art collections
Bordered by via della Spiga, via Manzoni, via Sant'Andrea and via Montenapoleone, the Rectangle of Gold is the designer hub of Milan with Armani, Chanel, Missoni, Prada and Versace stores
The city's top high fashion shopping street
Popular ever since the 1960s, Krizia is a trendy boutique with funky clothes and swanky designs
This is Gucci's flagship store in the city, opened in 2002, which has haute couture (high fashion) clothing and accessories