|L'Elephant Bar - Happy Hour|
Milan was very pretty, but too me it was too much city for me. I've never really been into going to the city. I don't even like visiting San Francisco that much. So, if you want to know the best metropolitan city to visit i won't be able to tell you. I can tell you that Milan had less historical sights then every where else I went on my trip. I unfortunately missed the painting of the last summer. You had to book at least two weeks in advance. I can tell you the outside of the building was pretty. I did get to see the Castello Sforzesco and the main Cathedral in Milan.
After dinner, I went for a walk around Milan. The architecture was the most beautiful thing in the light of the moon and street lights. I remember being enamored with it all and I ended the night seeing the Cathedral in the beautiful night.
The next day I toured the Castello Sforzesco which has I think 5 museums: The Antique Furniture and Wooden sculpture museum, Applied Arts Collection, Archaeological Museum, Museum of Ancient Art, Museum of Musical Instruments, and the Picture Gallery. I got to see the last painting Michelangelo worked on. The moat is the home of cats and there is also a garden that was turned into the park. The Castle was very pretty, but the different museums were a little hard to find. I think I only saw 3 of the museums.
That night I went out for some drinks at the bar right near my airbnb called Jeunesse. I absolutely loved the bar. It was a neighborhood bar everyone I met there went to this bar all the time. The bartenders were so nice and the drinks were delicious. I never ordered a specific drink. I told him to surprise me and he asked what kind of alcohol I like and if I liked blackberries. Maurice (the bartender) made me two different kind of drinks and they were both amazing. Lastly, Bars in Milan can be open until 4. i was out all night and it was so fun, but not a good idea before a train ride.
All in All Milan was the best way to start my trip. It felt familiar like, a normal city, but was also hard in the fact that I was still getting used to seeing Italy every where and remembering which words meant what.