Best Bars in Milan

Milan offers a variaty of great bars for every taste. In the following, we present our choice of our most favorite bars.


A recorded mixed drink bar that has turned into a genuine Milanese organization and is best known for its mark development, the Negroni Sbagliato, which is introduced in immense famous scenographic glasses with substantial ice 3D squares. A magnet for the crème de la crème of worldwide planners, outline columnists and understudies, this is an absolute necessity visit whilst in Milan.

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Neglecting the magnificient Milan horizon, this selective mixed drink lounge inside the Armani Hotel Milano is the ideal spot to appreciate an Aperitivo with a perspective. Twofold volumed roof, louvered window divider and illuminated onyx highlights include a touch of style. Whilst additionally conceivably the most costly around the local area, here you'll see a portion of the best mixed drinks in Milan.

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One of the world's most well known atomic mixology bars, inquisitively named after the English football group yet embellished like a tiki bar with African and Asian impacts. In the event that Michelin gave stars for mixed drinks, then this modest minimal wooden bar from hotshot barman Dario Comino, would positively gloat three. Arrive early or hope to line as reservations are not taken and gathers not welcome.

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Mag Cafe

Numerous bars on the Navigli are immaculate to have a brisk chomp to eat with companions before you go out. The sustenance and beverages are normally great, however the bars here are regularly little, swarmed and noisy. So you won't have any desire to stay here the entire night. So after the aperitivo hours it's an ideal opportunity to go elsewhere. As an option Mag Café is a more rich mixed drink bar with a casual environment and they genuinely serve one of the best mixed drinks in the city!

Additionally in case you're not in for substantial beverages, they have a fine wine show you can browse and the servers are constantly arranged to give guidance and recommend their top choices. What's more, amid the day you can stop by for a decent espresso, tea, hand crafted juices and incredible pastries. The bistro is little, basic with white dividers and continually changing workmanship or photography on the divider. The piano/jazz music played out of sight and the constantly inviting staff, makes for a truly pleasant climate. It's an impeccable spot to have a casual night getting a charge out of a decent drink with companions.

Mag Café additionally has a pleasant informal breakfast bargain each week on Saturdays and Sundays. You get a rundown of juices, espresso, tea, sweets and sandwhiches where you can scratch off your decision. The entire informal breakfast costs 10 euros and is scrumptious! I would suggest coming here on the last Sunday of the month so that after you had your unwinding early lunch here, you can actually exit the entryway and you're amidst the astonishing Naviglio's Antique Market!

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1930 Cocktail Bar

It moves off the tongue without breaking a sweat as its delightful mixed drinks. Angiolillo and Russo's comfortable speakeasy is taken cover behind the hurrying around of Italy's style capital. To begin with, the air. Extremely 1930s, with uncovered block dividers, warm tones, and period furniture: gramophones, cowhide love seats, phone tables, and credenzas. Fitzgerald, Gillespie, Piaf, and Armstrong are on replay. The joint just fits around 35 card-conveying individuals, yet that is the point. This isn't the gathering. This is the opposite side of things.

Like every one of the 21st-century speakeasies, 1930 is about innovativeness, with a sprinkle of charm. On-point barkeeps with styled hair, squeezed shirts, and sleeve ties blend a curated menu of mixed drinks that progressions regularly. I had Sushi (salmon-mixed vodka with a litchi and roe) and Sherbert (Pimm's, ginger syrup, pounded lemons), then scrutinized 1930's novella of a menu penned by Michael Love. It's loaded with Love's short stories, mixed drink posting, and nourishment proposals planned by some of Milan's best culinary specialists.

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Milan - One of the Greatest Cities in Italy and Europe

Milan (in Italian : Milano) is the largest city of Italy north and the second largest city of Italy by city, capital of the metropolitan city of Milan and the region of Lombardy. It is located in the Po Valley, one of the most developed regions of Italy. In 2008, the GDP of Lombardy, was estimated by the INSEE 366 130 510 000 Euros, the second in Europe after the region of Ile de France.

Milan, as an economic and industrial capital of Italy, has the appearance and characteristics of a modern metropolis: skyscrapers (the famous Pirelli skyscraper 127 m high, built in 1959 ), glass and metal buildings and department stores.

Geography of Milan

It is located west of Lombardy; It covers an area of 1982 km and has a population of 3,775,765 inhabitants. The metropolitan city has 134 municipalities ( comuni ). In the ten years between 1991 and 2001, the Comune of Milan lost 113,084 inhabitants (8.3%).


It has a total of 1,308,735 inhabitants and an urban area of 4,280,820, in a metropolitan area of about 7,400 000. 

It is defined by some as the economic capital of Italy . Not surprisingly, Milan is one of the leading commercial and financial centers and one of the richest cities of the European Union , and headquarters of theItalian Stock Exchange . In addition, the Milan fair is considered the most important in Italy and one of the largest in the world.


According to the Koppen climate classification, Milan has a climate Cfa, in contrast to most of Italy which has Mediterranean climate, or Csa. This is because the summer is not a dry season as a result of being in the zone of influence of the oceanic climate, or Cfb , but also for its continentalidad warm and latitude, exceeding 22 ° C average. Average temperatures range between -2 and 4 ° C in January and between 17 and 29 ° C in July .Normally there is not much wind, but in winter- of occasionally - blowing favonio: a dry wind from the north leaving the clear sky. For much of the fall and throughout the winter cold Queen. In a few months (especially in December and January) it is given intensively, with temperatures barely exceed 5 degrees maximum and minimum that often do not reach 0 degrees. Snowfall is common in winter but over time have been decreasing in frequency and amount. The historical average of snow in the Milan area is between 35 and 45 cm. Humidity is quite high during the year and the annual rainfall concentrated in spring and autumn, it is 945 mm on average.

In the city and its surroundings speak a dialect called Meneghino or Milan. It is a Latin language, with strong Celtic influence, German and ligur.  


Milan is one of the commercial and financial centers of the world. The city is the headquarters of the Italian Stock Exchange , "Piazza Affari", and its interior is an industrial area edge. Milan was included in a list of ten global cities by Peter J. Taylor and Robert E. Lang of the Brookings Institution in the economic report "US Cities in the Global Network of cities".

Milan is known as the headquarters of the company cars , Alfa Romeo , as one of the European centers of television communication Mediaset and Fininvest , for its production of silk , and as one of the world leaders in thedesign ( Kartell ). In addition, FieraMilano, the Center City Exhibition and Fair complex samples, are remarkable.

The city is also famous for being one of the world capitals of fashion , with plenty of boutiques of the most important firms in the sector; many designers and fashion houses are based in the city ( Armani, Prada, Versace ,Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Miu Miu ).


  • The cathedral (in Italian duomo , which comes from the Latin "Domus Dei", or "House of God") style is Gothic , with a facade neogothic . The construction of the Cathedral lasted for five centuries. It was started in 1387 by an unknown architect project, under the direction of Simone da Orsenigo. In the square overlooking the Broletto Nuovo (an example of the ancient palazzi della Ragione ), erected 1233 by the podestà Oldrano of Tresseno;the picturesque Lodge of Osii , built in 1316 by Matteo Visconti ; the Palace of the Palatine Schools , Baroque (XVII century) and the House of Panigarola , Gothic.
  • The gallery Victor Emmanuel II , next to the cathedral, is covered with large glass domes in the form of a Latin cross , where some of the most popular cafes and shops of the city. It was designed in the second half of the nineteenth century by Giuseppe Mengoni.
  • The Piazza della Scala , the other end of the galleries. Piazza Mercanti. A few steps from the cathedral this quiet test and collection of medieval Milan preserved.
  • The Teatro alla Scala , the theater opera world's largest. Temple of Italian and world scene of memorable performances of opera Giuseppe Verdi , Giacomo Puccini , Gioacchino Rossini , Gaetano Donizetti and Vincenzo Bellini and the triumphs of Toscanini , was built in 1778 and opened on August 3 with opera great Italian musician Antonio Salieri "L'Europa Riconosciuta".
  • Via Manzoni, Via Montenapoleone and Via del Gesù , where the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, a house-museum inspired by the stately palaces of the Cinquecento lombardo, decorated with objects and Italian Renaissance furniture.
  • The monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie . The church was begun by Giovanni Solari in 1463 and transformed in 1492 by Donato Bramante . On one wall of the refectory of the former convent next to the church, he is the painting of The Last Supper , masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci .
  • Sforzesco Castle . It was started by the Visconti in the second half of the fourteenth century and continued into the following century by Francesco I Sforza , lord of Milan. The work was directed Giovanni da Milano andFilarete who built the gatehouse. It has a museum with important historical and artistic works.
  • San Ambrosio . Basilica founded by St. Ambrose in 386, with three naves without transept , structure largely retains today, despite the reconstructions of the IX-XII centuries, that became a model of Lombard arquictectura.
  • Monumental Cemetery . A graveyard of 250,000 square meters built between 1863 and 1875 where the remains of illustrious Milanese. A must for its uniqueness and showmanship.
  • The old Ospedale Maggiore , traditionally called Ca 'Granda (ie Big House), is in the center of Milan, and was designed to house the main hospital in the community. Most enterprise undertaken in the fifteenth century, was made ​​on behalf of Francesco Sforza in 1456 and was designed by Antonio Averlino "Filarete" . This is one of the first examples of the architecture of the Renaissance in Lombardy .
  • Skyscrapers : the Pirelli skyscraper built in 1959, is 127 m high, the Palazzo Lombardia , officially opened in 2011, reaches 163 meters and the Unicredit Tower , completed on October 15 of that year, is the tallest building Italy with 231 m.
  • Sempione Park : the park (in Italian, Parco Sempione) is an urban green space is in the old part of the Lombard capital, next to the Sforzesco Castle. In this park are the Palace of the Triennale , the Arch of Peace , theArena of Milan and the Branca Tower .

Among other things, the city is famous for the traditional Christmas sweet called panettone , his "cotoletta alla milanese" (steak breaded and fried meat) and " risotto alla milanese " ('rice Milanese', cooked with saffron ).

Museums and art galleries

  • The Pinacoteca di Brera , the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana , the Poldi Pezzoli Museum and galleries of the Musei del Castello , home to a large number of masterpieces of painting. The Brera Art Gallery was opened in 1809 in the large building that also houses the Academy of Art. As for the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, its first nucleus was the private collection of Cardinal Federico Borromeo , placed here in the seventeenth century. The Museo Poldi-Pezzoli was founded in the second half of the nineteenth century by the will of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli, who donated his art collection to the city.
  • The Royal Palace . It was for centuries the seat of government of the city, the residence of regents and is now a major cultural center and exhibition venue.
  • Bagatti Valsecchi Museum . A nineteenth century house inspired by Lombard Cinquecento stately palaces, decorated with objects and Italian Renaissance furniture. It has retained the appearance of housing where homeowners possessed all the comforts of the nineteenth century, without altering the general harmony inspired by antiquity.
  • Natural history museum , which preserves important collections of minerals, fossils, plants and animals.