A very few people know that Milan city center hides a secret since the XV century.
We are talking about the Santa Maria presso San Satiro Church, a very small church right around the corner of Piazza Duomo.
Obscured by the huge Duomo and its beauty, this little church is a masterpiece. You can find it in the first left alley of Via Torino, if you come from Piazza Duomo.
If a church surrounded by taller buildings isn't fascinating enough, take a step inside and enjoy the optical illusion that hides here.
Look at this picture. Believe it or not, this is a flat wall painted by Donato Bramante so that it has a central perspective. Amazing, isn't it?
A great optical illusion, one of the first examples of trompe l'oeil in the world, a MUST SEE IN MILAN, just near the Duomo.