Piazza del Duomo

One Day in Milan: Best Things to do in Milan in One Day

If you ask if a day in Milan is enough, the answer would be no. This Italian city has lot to offer and seeing and enjoying everything in a day is not possible. There are museums to explore, cathedrals to visit, unique malls to shop at and an array of restaurants to try in this city, which is also known as the fashion capital. However, this does not mean that you cannot see anything. In fact, if you have a dedicated a day to Milan during your Italian or European tour, here are some of the best things to do in Milan in one day.

Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Duomo
If you only have time to see just one place in Milan, most people would suggest the Piazza del Duomo. One of the most striking buildings in the city, Piazza del Duomo is a gothic-style cathedral, which is believed to have taken centuries to complete. While the cathedral is impressive from the outside, it is even more beautiful from the inside. However, there is usually a huge queue of visitors to get inside almost every day, especially during the holiday season. As this would not suit your one day trip to Milan, either skip visiting the interior or opt for skip-the-line tickets. Whichever you choose, do not miss the chance to visit the Duomo Terraces. The terraces give you the incredible view of the 135 towers and spires that make for the roof of the cathedral. The view is surreal and amazing, and something that would remind you of your Milan visit for years to come.
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