Located in the Plaza Santa Maria delle Grazie, rests one of the most important churches in Milan, a Gothic-style basilica that began to be built in 1492, and completed in the Renaissance.
La Church Santa Maria delle Grazie It is not only an example of architecture but also one of the most visited places in Milan because the work is located there The Last Supper famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci which was painted in 1494 on the north wall of the church's refectory, known as the Last SupperAppreciating this masterpiece up close requires time and patience, since to visit the basilica you have to book tickets well in advance.
It is common for tickets to be sold out if the visit is not planned so the best thing you can do if you want to discover this work of Da Vinci is to have the tickets secure several days before the visit. An alternative that tourists have to avoid long lines is to hire an online service that includes a half-day tour of the city of Milan and the long-awaited tickets to visit the Last Supper.
This service is contracted through the Turismoteca and is also accompanied by a Spanish guide. The tours take place on Tuesday and Friday mornings and the price also includes visits to some of the most important monuments of the city, such as the Duomo, the Galleries of Vittorio Emanuelle, the Castelo Sforzesco and the Teatro alla. Scala. In the latter case, tourists will also be able to enter the famous theater to appreciate what is one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world.
The price of the service is 65 euros and although it is a considerable expense for many, it is a great opportunity to know the best places in the city in a practical way and without frights, making sure that the visit to the famous basilica is part of the combo.