Corso di Porta Romana
Milan has a thousand-year-old history - jump from discovering the ancient city to modern buildings like Torre Velasca.
This is what makes this tour unique
Over the centuries the city has radically changed. Once, canals filled the city which has now been replaced with streets. Now, only some traces remain of the canals, which you will see during this tour.
Did you know:
- That it is said that Corso di Porta Romana was where the devil once lived?
- That not only is the oldest early Christian basilica of Milan located in this area but also Ca 'Granda, one of the symbols of the Lombard Renaissance?
- The area around the Porta Romana gate is one of the historical districts of Milan and it even has its own coat of arms.
A fun thing to do in Milan, with many beautiful and unusual sights await you on this tour - You will pass through a quiet library and a theatre, find yourself in the enchanting and almost invisible Garden of Guastalla, or the church of San Bernardino alle Ossa. You will see the Synagogue of Milan, built in the nineteenth century, and murals put together by talented writers.
Milan is a city built layer by layer, building above building, and fortunately, we have visible traces of every historical period. With this tour, you will go back and forth in time, and you will discover new corners and new stories of our beloved city. Put together a team with the goal to win the most fascinating and engaging treasure hunt in Milan. Wear comfortable shoes that will let you drift around the city from area to area.
Bring a smartphone or camera as there will certainly be many glimpses of beautiful things you’ll want to photograph.
The X Milan tour quizzes are a fun thing to do in Milan and designed to transport you for a few hours back in time. Enjoy yourself and you will go back home having discovered a thousand secrets of Milan!
Our tours are fun and interactive. We start you off at the beginning of the tour quiz with a guidebook and a map to set you on your way! From here you will start the tour, following the map and reading the guidebook as you go as well as answering to questions or completing the activities on the way!
You can take an easy pace or complete it as quickly as you want! At the end of the tour, we will meet you and reward to winners, depending on how many groups are participating. This is a great way to get a know a city like a local, to learn about a city and because it is so interactive it keeps you on your toes.