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Fon­dazione Prada

Fon­dazione Prada has two gal­leries in Mi­lan. The new­est is Osser­va­to­rio Fon­dazione Prada, which sits along­side high-end stores in Gal­le­ria Vit­to­rio Emanuele II. The gallery, which opened last year, is ded­i­cated to pho­tog­ra­phy and “visual lan­guages”. It’s not just the cut­tingedge ex­hi­bi­tions that are worth see­ing – the space has a 100ft win­dow which of­fers sweep­ing views of the city. The sec­ond space, de­signed by the Dutch ar­chi­tect Rem Kool­haas, is on the out­skirts of Mi­lan and set in a con­verted 1910 dis­tillery with retro flour­ishes in­clud­ing a funky bar with a Fifties and Six­ties vibe dec­o­rated by Wes An­der­son. In­sider tip: ad­mis­sion to one gallery in­cludes en­trance to the other, if used within seven days of your first visit – so keep your orig­i­nal ticket.

Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele II and Largo Isarco 2 (0039 02 5666 2611; fon­dazioneprada.org)

La Vigna di Leonardo do

Across the road from the Basil­ica di Santa Mari­aia delle Gra­zie, home too Leonardo da Vinci’s The

is La Vigna di Leonardo. In­side, it’s a se­cret gar­den with sprawl­ing grounds and a 15th-cen­tury villa draped with climbers and fres­coed with flo­ral mo­tifs. s. The vine­yard was given to o the artist in 1499 by his pa­tron Lu­dovico Sforza, in n ex­change for The Last

The plot has been re­stored and the orig­i­nal vines re­planted. It’s open to the public along with the main house and gar­dens on a guided tour (€10/£9). Stay in one of the four apart­ments on the es­tate, all spa­cious and stylishly fur­nished (from €150 per night).

Corso Ma­genta 65 (0039 02 481 6150; vi­g­nadileonardo.com)

Museo del Nove­cento

HousedHouse in the Mus­solin­iera Pa Palazzo dell’Aren­gario over­lookingoverlo Pi­azza del Duomo, Mi Mi­lan’s mu­seum of 20th-cen­tu­ry20th-centu art fea­tures Ital­ian and in­ter­na­tional art, in­cluding­in­clud fu­tur­ist paint­ings.pain Built around a lon­glon glass-en­cased spi­ral­spir ramp, city­wide viewsview cul­mi­nate in a chic­chi top-floor bar and restau­rant.res In­te­ri­ors aside,asi the art shines too:too Boc­cioni, De Chirico,Ch Marinetti plus in­ter­na­tion­al­inte artists in­cluding­in­clu Pi­casso, Matis­seMatis and Klee. Palaz­zoPala dell’Aren­gario, Via Gugliel­moG Mar­coni 1 (0039 02 8844 4061; museodel­nove­cento.org)museo

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