Discover a canal lock designed by Leonardo da Vinci as well as the secrets of his Last Supper, find out where Mussolini’s hidden bunker lies, marry beneath frescoes by Tiepolo, visit artists houses usually closed to the public, see exceptional private collections, admire the sculpture of a young girl shaving her pudenda, look for the boxers carved on the roof terraces of the cathedral, and so much more …

Far from the crowds and the usual cliches, Milan goes unrecognized as one of the Italian cities with the greatest cultural heritage. Yet it only reveals its hidden treasures to residents and visitors who venture off the beaten track.

An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew Milan well or for those wishing to discover another facet of the city.


Massimo Polidoro, journalist and writer, taught anomalistic psychology at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He is the author of over thirty books, including “Final Séance: The Strange Friendship between Houdini and Conan Doyle”, and “Secrets of the Psychics: Investigating Paranormal Claims”, both published in the United States by Prometheus Books.


AUTHOR: Massimo Polidoro
PAGES: 352
FORMAT: 10.5 x 19 cm
ISBN: 978-2-36195-125-2
PRICE: 18,90 € – US$ 21.95 – £13.99