Saturday, February 28, 2009

♥ Italia - Milano ♥

♥ Milan
(while not recognisable for its sights, Milan is more about the lifestyle of enjoying worldly pleasures, a paradise for shopping, fashion, opera and nightlife)

♥ Milan Central Station ♥
(one of the main European railway stations)

♥ Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ♥
(named after the first king of united Italy, this Galleria is the site for many luxury goods' shops, like Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton)

♥ Piazza del Duomo - Cathedral Square
(the vital "central core" of the capital of the Lombardy region)

♥ The Duomo ♥
(the majestic cathedral of Milan,
a massive late Gothic church in white marble, with hundreds of spires and thousands of statues on its exterior and a famous façade, dedicated to "Maria Nascente")

♥ Interior of the Duomo ♥
(ethereal Gothic nave)

(window of the apse with a detail of the Last Supper)

♥ Duomo Rooftop ♥

♥ Piazza della Scala ♥
(Statue of Leonardo Da Vinci)

♥ Castello Sforzesco ♥
(home to the noble Sforza-Visconti ruling families of Milan from 1368 and later the Austrian governor's residence, when Lombardy was part of the Hapsburg empire)

(Piazza d'Armi - Torre del Carmine)

(Cortile della Rocchetta)

♥ Piazzale Cadorna ♥
(Claes Oldenburg's modern, brightly-colored sculpture entitled
Needle, Thread, and Knot)

♥ Santa Maria delle Grazie - Saint Mary of the Graces
(houses the famous Last Supper)

♥ Cenacolo Vinciano ♥
(holding the tickets to see Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, "The Last Supper")

♥ San Siro Stadium ♥
(the home stadium for two of the most successful European clubs, AC Milan & F.C. Internazionale Milano)

♥ Milan Central Station - InterCity Train ♥
(leaving for our next destination, Florence)


  1. Wow! Sure you spent lots of time dealing wf all the pics, all looks so nice and lovely,hehe...Reminds me of our sweet memories of the journey,hehe...Love you! Great Blog!

  2. geng!!! those place looked really nice... i think you enjoyed very much!!! hehe~~

  3. thanks.. i did enjoy the trip..
    hehe ^.^