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
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.
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.
Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan
The Santa Maria delle Grazie is a magnificent church, built in a combination of Gothic and Renaissance styles. The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, can be admired in the adjoining refectory.
Fashion District, Milan
Milan has a reputation for its stylish fashion and chic boutiques, most of which can be found in the Quadrilatero della Mode, Milan's famous fashion district centered around the Via Montenapoleone.

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