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
Piazza del Duomo, Milan
The Piazza del Duomo is a large square in the heart of Milan, dominated by the magnificent cathedral. An equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II - the first king of Italy - graces the center of the square.
Giardini Pubblici, Milan
This English-style landscaped park was creating in the late 18th century by joining several orchards and gardens of monasteries. The park is adorned with statues of leading Milanese figures from the 19th century.
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.
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.

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