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
Arco della Pace, Milan
Construction of this triumphal arch, in honor of Napoleon's victories, started in 1807. After the French were ousted in 1814, the Habsburg rulers re-baptised the arch 'Arco della Pace', Arch of Peace.
Central Station, Milan
Milan's central station is a monumental structure built between 1912 and 1931 after a design by Italian architect Ulisse Stacchini. The architect took inspiration from the thermal complexes of the Roman Empire.
Sforzesco Castle, Milan
The Sforzesco Castle has long been a symbol of power from where local and foreign rulers reigned over the city. Today the castle is home to a number of civic museums.
Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Teatro alla Scala, also simply known as La Scala, is one of the world's most prestigious opera houses. It was built in 1778 by Giuseppe Piermarini at the site of the Santa Maria della Scala church.

Random Milan Tours & Activities
Private Tour: Cinque Terre from Milan, Milan
  • Duration: 11 hours
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'The Last Supper' and Sforza Castle Tour, Milan
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 78 minutes
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