Corso Magenta

Corso Magenta

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25 EUR

Are you ready to travel through time? With this itinerary, you will discover the hidden beauties of Corso Magenta, starting from the age of the Romans.

Duration: 3  hours
Distance : 5 km
Available in English, Italian

This is what makes this tour unique

  • Discover fascinating ancient Roman remains and churches
  • Fun and interactive experience
  • 100% off the traditional tourist path
  • The history of the origins of Milan
  • Examples of renaissance architecture

Description

Wondering what to do in Milan? Want to see Milan’s attractions without the tourist part?

Milan, according to legend, was born in the sixth century BC. During this tour, you will take a step back in time and see the archaeological sites, like the Forum and the ruins of the Imperial Palace. You will discover what Milan was like in the time of the Emperor Massimiano, and the transformations of the Renaissance in the time of Ludovico il Moro that brought the city even more splendor and charm. Then leap forward in time, to the present day, to find yourself in front of the famous Finger of Cattelan, which towers over Piazza Affari.

Did you know:

  • What Leonardo da Vinci's favorite wine was? Think about it, he even had a vineyard there!
  • That Milan also has its own "Sistine Chapel"?
  • When Napoleon came to these lands in 1805, he created the Kingdom of Italy and was crowned King in the Milan Cathedral and the city was declared as the capital.

This tour is a great thing to do in Milan when you’re not sure where to start. Milan’s attraction are varied and it can be overwhelming. We will take you on a discovery of hidden places, unknown to most people, telling you forgotten stories and revealing to you fascinating and curious secrets. There is more to Milan than the Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio or the Last Supper! How much do you know about them? Are you sure you know all the mysteries?

Enjoy experiencing the feeling of wide-eyed awe we experienced as children! X Milan is a treasure hunt, just like those we used to play as children, except in this case the treasures are the artistic and cultural wonders of Milan. What are you waiting for? Are you ready to go?

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, call your friends and build your dream team. You will meet in the Piazza Duomo, next to the Museo del Novecento, and there will be lots of walking and fun!

There is no age limit and everyone can participate, from children in a stroller to active grandparents. Come with your children, with your dog, with your colleagues - whoever you want! You will have fun, it's a promise.

Our tours are fun and interactive. We start you of 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 and 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!

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Meeting point

Piazza del Duomo, 8 (Museo del Novecento, stairs)

Finishing point

Piazza dei Mercanti, 20123 Milano MI

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