Early morning. Last Supper. We had 8:15 am tickets. We mapped out an easy 8 stop subway trip. Bought €4.50 all day subway tickets. That all worked perfectly. But got off the subway, was supposed to be only 350 meters to the church. Except the GPS on my phone was wonky and didn’t change walking in different directions. And the map we had doesn’t have all the streets. We got slightly panicked, so let Uber come to the rescue again. Expensive short trip, but so worth it.
The Last Supper is in the Santa Maria Delle Maria monestary. NOT the church, as we later saw many signs. They take in groups of about 25 people. 15 minutes. Low light (that made photography challenging). But it is spectacular and worth the trip. It looks different from different angles.
After our time was up, we of course visited the church itself.
Next stop for the day (after breakfast) was the La Scala Opera House. It isn’t much from the outside.
But it’s gorgeous inside. 6 rings of boxes above the orchestra. Can’t take pictures inside the opera house, but I kinda snuck one from the hallway.
There is also an opera museum, but not being fans of opera, it didn’t do much for us.
Off to lunch, we found a healthy restaurant that did the trick. We passed a September 11 monument that was really interesting.
Last site of the day was the Duomo. We had a rooftop walking tour that took you right to the flying buttresses, figures and the gold statue on the top. Some amazing sites.
After the outside was the inside. (Almost) equally impressive. I’m a sucker for ribbed ceilings and stained glass.
We chose a neighborhood restaurant for our last dinner (see what I did there). Back home tomorrow!