La Scala Theater

Located on one of the city’s fi nest squares, the Piazza della Scala, this theater is the world’s most famous shrine dedicated to opera and ballet. It’s decorated in period furniture and sumptuous silks, in keeping with its legendary status. When you visit, steal a look from the third fl oor window past the museum; the view is splendid. The opera season opens each year on December 7th; it’s one of the most important events on Milan’s cultural calendar and a magnet for the jet-set.