Monza is located roughly about 20 kilometers northeast of Milan. It is well recognized for the Monza race track and much more. Tourist experiences on the Monza track are limited but very possible and are an epic experience to have.
Here’s a list of places to visit while in Monza:
- Basilica of Saint John the Baptists
- Como cathedral
- Parco di Monza
- Villa Reale
Basilica of Saint John the Baptist
You simply cannot say you’ve visited Monza if you haven’t visited the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist. Built by Queen Teodolinda, the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist is the most significant monument of Monza sure to grab your attention with its gothic appearance.
Also one of the most significant monuments in Monza, Como cathedral is well recognized for its history and structure. The Como Cathedral was built in about 400 years, having begun in the year 1396 and finishing in the first half of the 18th century. The church was built on the site of another church and both the churches were dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta.
Parco di Monza
This is the largest walled park in Europe covering an amazing 688 hectares. It was created by Napoleon’s stepson during the 19th century as an extension to the royal palace.
This impressive building is located in the western part of Parco di Monza and was the reason for the creation of the park. The Villa Reale has many breathtaking features that will be sure to please the eye.
The above mentioned is just a piece of the pie, so add Monza to your bucket list, you won’t regret it, there’s so much to do and so much to see.
Doesn.t say when race track was built. I think it was around 1942?