Country : Italy
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Italian
City: 1 324 169 (2014)
Metro: 4 252 246 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
closeMilan is the capital of Lombardia, the richest and most populous region of Italy. The city, the second largest in the country, is best known as an economic and financial center but it also has its fair share of cultural and architectural attractions.
Some of the must see attractions in Milan include the majestic Cathedral, the monumental Castello Sforzesco and Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Last Supper in the Santa Maria delle Grazie.
Random Milan Highlights
Pirelli Tower, Milan
The slender Pirelli Tower was built between 1955 and 1959 as the headquarters of the Pirelli Company. The iconic skyscraper was the first to eclipse the height of the cathedral.
Giardino della Guastalla, Milan
The Giardino della Guastalla is Milan's oldest garden. It was created in the mid-16th century as the garden of the Guastalla College. The garden features a beautiful Baroque pond.
Navigli, Milan
Navigli, a picturesque and authentic neighborhood in Milan, was once a thriving inland port at the center of a network of canals. The port is long gone, but a couple of canals have survived.
Cimitero Monumentale, Milan
Cimitero Monumentale is a large cemetery, with, as its name implies, plenty of monumental tombs. In fact, there are so many quality sculptures and monuments, that it can best be described as an open-air museum.

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