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Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. Known all over the world as the capital of business, fashion and style, it has nevertheless continued to grow along with its history and retains splendid examples of art, architecture and design.

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Duomo, the Symbol of Milan in the World

The Duomo, founded in 1386 and dedicated to the Nativity of Saint Mary, is one of the greatest and most fascinating churches worldwide.
Castello Sforzesco ©Photo by Zheng Yan (Wikipedia)

Castello Sforzesco, the Fortress of the City

One of the main symbols of Milan and its history, the Sforza Castle is a large fortified complex now home to important museums, archives and libraries.
Cenacolo Vinciano

Cenacolo Vinciano, a Fragile Masterpiece by Leonardo

One of the most famous paintings in the world, the Last Supper was painted by Leonardo da Vinci between 1494 and 1497.
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan’s Drawing Room

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Il is a sumptuous covered passageway in the shape of a cross, 196 metres long, and an emblem of Milanese identity,
Teatro alla Scala, 2022 Première, Boris Godunov © Archivio Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala, the Great Opera House Since 1778

The Teatro alla Scala is one of the most prestigious theatres in the world, home to leading artists of opera, ballet and classical music.
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Brera, the Artistic Heart of the City

The Brera district is one of the liveliest areas of the city, still maintaining a characteristic athmosphere that summons its past.
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San Siro Stadium, the Temple of Football

The San Siro Stadium is one of the most famous sports facilities in the world and has become a football legend over the years.
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Romantic and Old-World Atmosphere at the Navigli District

The Navigli system - artificial and navigable canals in Milan - reminds us that the city's history is closely linked to water, even if it is not a city of sea, river or lake.
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Montenapoleone District, a Luxury Shopping Area

The Montenapoleone district is located a few steps from the Duomo, between Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni, Via della Spiga and Corso Venezia.
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The Contemporary and Fashionable District of Porta Nuova

Porta Nuova is a vibrant, futuristic neighbourhood that overlooks some of Milan's most traditional districts: Garibaldi, Brera and Isola.
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CityLife: Park, Shopping Center and Residencial Area

CityLife is an area of 366,000 square metres including green, commercial, office and residential areas.
Shopping districts in Milan-Duomo and Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

Shopping Districts in Milan: Strolling Through the City

Discover Milan's main shopping streets and trendy districts: let's combine between ‘cultural’ and ‘shopping’ itineraries to get the most out of both.
24 hours in Milan - galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (c) Paolobon140

Milan in One Day: What to Do, What to See and...

If well planned, you can visit some of Milan's landmarks and museums in one day and savour the best of the local cuisine.
Leonardo da Vinci self-portrait

Tracing Leonardo da Vinci’s Milestones

From the incomparable Last Supper to the Codex Atlanticus pages, an artistic itinerary through the streets of Milan to discover the Leonardo da Vinci places.