One of the best touring destinations in Milan is the Teatro alla Scala. It is the most admired theatre for Italian Opera and people from all over the world come here to view and enjoy the classic opera. The theatre was opened in August 1778. The opera season starts on 7th December every year, which is the feast day of patron saint of Milan. The theatre is strict about its timing. The opera must end before midnight. Also, the ticket owners are not allowed inside, once the performance begins.
Inaugurated in 1913 and the opening ceremony was held in a former Casino Ricordi located near Teatro alla Scala. The museum is home to the world famous Sambon collection which is world’s most envied and famous collection. The collection achieved... more this status with the several donations and purchases. The "Casa di riposo per musicisti" by Giuseppe Verdi is the most important deposit of the museum.