The top 22 free things to do in Milan

Feb 15, 2022 296


This fashion-focused city may be Italy’s most expensive, but that doesn’t mean it has to hit your wallet hard. Look past the posh exterior, and you’ll see that Milan is brimming with sights that won’t cost a cent, from glorious churches to exceptional architecture to unusual museums. Here are the best free things to do in Milan.

1. Duomo

The city’s famous Duomo is no longer free to enter, but that’s not to say you can’t enjoy it from the outside. Not only is it a pearly vision in Candoglia marble, it’s also covered in over 3000 statues and gargoyles. Look for such unusual figures as a mini Statue of Liberty (above the front entrance), said to be one of the sources of inspiration for the American one we know so well.


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