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THE MOODY SIDE OF MILAN./

PHOTOGRAPHER SIMONE MASSULO IS ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE THINGS ON INSTAGRAM./ SOMETIMES HAUNTING + ROMANTIC, SOMETIMES MAJESTIC + MODERN, HIS STUNNING SHOTS OF MILAN ARE ALL ABOUT CAPTURING THOSE HIDDEN SIDES OF THE CITY./

ORIGINALLY FROM BUSTO ARSIZIO, SIMONE HAS ALWAYS HAD A PASSION FOR PHOTOGRAPHY BUT, UNTIL RECENTLY, IT'S ONLY EVER BEEN A HOBBY./ WORKING IN MILAN, HE BEGAN TO RECORD THE SCENES OF DAILY CITY LIFE + HE'S ALREADY BUILT UP A SIGNIFICANT FOLLOWING ON INSTAGRAM./

HE LOVES THE DYNAMISM OF MILAN - HOW IT CONSTANTLY EVOLVES + METAMORPHOSISES; AN HISTORIC CITY THAT CONTINUES TO DEVELOP + GROW./

WE ASKED SIMONE TO SHARE SOME OF HIS FAVOURITE PLACES IN THE CITY...

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PIAZZA DUOMO

The Piazza del Duomo offers some of the most iconic shots of Milan. Dominated by the incredible cathedral (Duomo), the square marks the geographic + cultural centre of the city, + is bordered by some of Milan's most important buildings.

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PIAZZA GAE AULENTI

The Piazza Gae Aulenti offers a more modern side of the city. Its main square, elevated 6 metres above the street, is surrounded by a number of interesting buildings: The Bosco Verticale (a pair of towers covered in 2000 species of plants) + the imposing Unicredit Tower.

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NAVIGLI

The Navigli are an ancient system of canals that are etched into the city's history: Construction began on the first canal, the Naviglio Grande, way back in the 12th Century! - These days, Navigli is famous for its nightlife, with the streets coming alive at night thanks to its many bars + restaurants.

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DISCOVER MORE AMAZING LOCALS

UNCOVER TOP PICKS + INSIDER TIPS FROM OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF INSP1RATIONAL LOCALS./  FROM CREATIVES + MUSICIANS, TO ENTREPRENEURS, WE MEET THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE UP THE VERY FABRIC OF THE CITY.   //

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All photos are copyright F1FTY except: Portrait (Image courtesy of Simone Massulo); Duomo (Credit: Pexels - Francesco Ungaro); Piazza Lae Aulenti (Credit: Leonardo Raineri); Brera (Credit: Unsplash - Caterina Beleffi); Navigli (Credit: Pixabay - Alessandra Barbieri); Porta Ticinese (Credit: Pixabay - Cesco). This feature was not paid for in any way.