Milan Nightlife

Milan has perhaps the most talked-about nightlife in Italy, partly because it is a young and hip city, and partly because it has such a high-profile events calendar. The fashionable nightlife in Milan radiates primarily from the Brera Gallery and Navigli areas. Centri Sociali is home to an alternative, less expensive entertainment scene. The city offers visitors a vast selection of vibrant bars, restaurants and nightclubs, as well as live music performances.

Rolling Stone is the place to hear rock music, often hosting live concerts, while Hollywood is frequented by many local and international celebrities. Alcatraz boasts a disco, bar and concert hall, and often hosts international performances. Old Fashion is popular in summer for its garden and open-air dance floor. El Beverin has a pleasant social atmosphere and is frequented by singers and actors, while Frog Café is an ethnic pub which serves up great cocktails. The Biz Café is an American joint, offering a good selection of beverages at happy hour, and Mas is a very trendy Spanish bar. Musical Box is another popular bar for beer and cocktails, and Arcobaleno is a good ol' Irish pub serving choice ale.

Apart from the famous venues, some of which are listed above, clubs are likely to change hands and owners fairly frequently in Milan, but it is never difficult to find nighttime fun in this glamorous city.

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