Brera

Brera is a district of , . It is located within the and it is centered on Brera street. The name stems from Medieval Italian "braida" or "brera", derived from Old Lombardic "brayda", meaning a land expanse either cleared of trees or naturally lacking them.

Landmarks in the Area

Work of art
Photo: G.dallorto, CC BY-SA 2.5 it.

University
The Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, also known as the Accademia di Brera or Brera Academy, is a state-run tertiary public academy of fine arts in , Italy. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker is a bronze cast of the marble sculpture of the same name by Antonio Canova.

Museum
The Pinacoteca di Brera is the main public gallery for paintings in , Italy. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
Photo: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
Piazza Cordusio is a square in central , . Photo: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
The Quadrilatero della moda, or Via Montenapoleone fashion district, is a high-class shopping…

Neighborhood
Porta Tenaglia was one of the gates of the old Spanish walls of , .

Brera

In the Area

Localities

Landmarks

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.  

Your World is Without Borders

Popular Destinations in Milan

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Photo: MarkusMark, Public domain.