Leonardo depicted the most dramatic moment in the Gospels when Jesus announced that he would be betrayed by one of his apostles “Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me”. It shows an uneasy scene around the motionless central figure of Jesus, who is reminiscent of Christ as the Judge in the Last Judgement. Around him the apostles converge, arranged in groups of three, according to the different reactions to Jesus’ words: inquisitive, scandalised, fearful, disturbed, “the emotions”.
The Museum of the 20th Century aims to become a cultural institute of distinction for research into, understanding and in-depth study of the artistic phenomena, forms and languages from the century that has recently ended.
Not to be missed is the “Quadrilatero della Moda” fashion district, so called because its boundary is ideally marked by four streets famous for the numerous boutiques and ateliers of major fashion labels located in them. The fashion district is enclosed with four main streets: Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni, Via della Spiga and Corso Venezia.
Enjoy the unforgettable experience of entering one of the most renowned theatres in the World, often referred to only as LA SCALA; each season, the TEATRO alla SCALA offers classical music concerts, ballet and opera performances.
The true Milanese aperitif, a tribute to history and culture! A must for those wishing to sample a “historical” aperitif is the café known as “Zucca in galleria” or “Camparino”. It is a long-established bar in the centre of the city, opposite the Duomo, in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
Visit the official site: www.caffemiani.it
Awarded two Michelin stars and one of the 50 best restaurants in the World, the “RISTORANTE CRACCO” offers you a sophisticated cuisine. Chef Carlo Cracco proposes new interpretations of traditional Milanese dishes with a contemporary slant, combining tastes and focussing on contrasts.
Visit the official site: www.ristorantecracco.it
Arguably the best-known club in Milan and certainly the one best loved by VIPs. Music, excellent food, glamorous atmosphere and chic furnishings for a evening worthy of stars.
Visit the official site: www.milano.cavalliclub.com