Every night in this city, from 19 to 21 o’clock, is the time for aperitivo. Bars and bars after work offer free food to those who bought some alcoholic drinks.
1. Milan is the second largest city in Italy. At the same time, it is the city with the largest number of skyscrapers in Boots.
2. Milan’s La Scala is one of the largest opera houses in Europe and certainly one of the most famous in the world. The performance in it every night can be watched by more than 2000 viewers.
3. The church of St. Mary of Mercy in Milan contains the original mural “The Last Supper” of Leonard da Vinci.
4. The Cathedral of Milan is not 11,700 square meters and is considered the fourth largest cathedral in the world. From it is bigger than the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecide in São Paulo and Seville Cathedral.
5. The Milan City Government in 2012 launched a project to “adopt” one of the 96 gargoyles – ornaments on a grotesque cathedral – from the facade of the cathedral. Each decoration cost 100,000 euros, and the goal was to raise extra money to maintain the cathedral.
6. Every evening, usually from 19 to 21 in Milan, is the time for aperitivo. Bars and bars after work offer free food to those who bought some alcoholic drinks. With one drink for about ten euros, a guest gets a smaller plate of food or free access to a buffet.
7. Giuseppe Verdi wanted to enter the Milan Conservatory in 1833. They refused to enroll, saying he had no musical talent and could not play the piano. Today the conservatory is proud of its name.