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Discover the secrets Da Vinci hid in the painting of the Last Supper

Milan in northern Italy has so much more to offer than boutiques and soccer, its streets are full of history and there are so many churches and cathedrals to see and absorb the culture.

Milan also offers relaxation from all the sights in the form of its many spas. Or take a gondola ride around the Labyrinth of the Milan canals, something this Italian city is less known for. There is no shortage of things to inspire and captivate you in this admirable place.

Or you can witness Da Vinci’s painting of the Last Supper.

Painting of the Last Supper by Da Vinci

Witness Da Vinci’s painting of the Last Supper

It should be noted that one of the The must-see attractions of Milan are Da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper. This has always been one of the most famous paintings in the world since its creation in the 15th century. Interest has increased even more significantly since Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code was published in 2003.

Last Supper tickets are very popular and sell out quickly, often weeks in advance. Hence, if you want to see this world-famous controversy for yourself, it is advisable to book your tickets for the Last Supper early. Only a certain number of people can visit the masterpiece of the Last Supper in a day to preserve it. So don’t miss out.

The painting of the Last Supper is in the Santa Maria delle Grazie (Holy Mary of Grace – Wikipedia) Church. The church itself is a seductive tourist attraction and definitely worth a visit. It is one of the greatest churches of the Lombard Renaissance and took 20 years to build.

It’s worth taking a look at the different tours that are available around Milan and combining your Last Supper tickets with some other fun excursions to make the most of your day. Other interesting things to do are La Scala Opera House, the world famous opera house, and Corso Venezia, a fashionable street.

This tour by Get Your Guide includes the Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in central Milan and Milan’s famous La Scala opera house – plus guaranteed tickets to the painting of the Last Supper.

Book your tickets for the Last Supper well in advance

Make sure you buy your Last Supper tickets before your trip to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Discover more of Leonardo da Vinci’s Milan by discovering more of his work around the city, including Sforza Castle, the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, and the Museo Poldi Pezzoli.



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