Where is Milan Italy
Milano is the second biggest city in Italy and it is the most important one in Lombard. It is very important commercial and industrial city. Milano is the capital of the world's fashion, glamour and culture. It has around 1,3 million inhabitants, plus 4,4 who lives in the surroundings of the Milan city.
The city is known as one of the biggest commercial and financial centers and is also one of the richest cities in the European union. Milano is famous around the world for beeing the fashion capital that can competes with all the biggest fashion cities as Paris and New York.
Attractive streets with Milan fashion
The main engines of Milan life are fashion, modelling and media. The most wealthy and beautiful people in the world is enriching this city with 1,3 million inhabitants to see what are the news in fashion.
Famous Milan fashion brands and stores are positioned on the street Montenapoleone, Piazza Duomo or Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Milano offers plenty topmost restaurants, bars and trendy stores. All of that lies in front of amazing scenery of art and vibrant life on the squares.
What to see in Milan
Milano is full of remarkableness. The famous cathedral Duomo di Milano played important role at creating catholic tradition and also helped with amazing musical heritage of the church. Milan's most famous cathedral is one of the most known Gothic churches in the world. They built the church in five centuries, it is 157 m long, 190 m wide all in white marble. The cathedral is one of the most known monuments of Gothic architecture. The church was built from the 14. to 19. century, but renewal of one of the biggest European churches that can except 40 thousand people demand many pretentious work.
The street of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (the street got the name from the first king of united Italy), is very known in Milano. Street is covered with vaulted ceiling from the glass.
And we cant forget the famous opera house La Scala, which can competes with other famous opera houses in the world. Another beautiful monument is the gigantic Castello Sforzesco, this monument was once the defence fortification with museum. In Castello Sforzesco you can find one of Michelangelo works Pieta Rondanini. The highlight of castell is for shure the church Santa Maria delle Grazie where tourists can admires Da Vinci's masterpiece The last Supper (1499).
Taste Milan's food
The obligatory programme in Milano is of course first a small appetizer in bar Zucca, in a very original art deco style in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. You can try the classical Milano cuisine wih modern touch in Cracco (one Micheline star). A tipp: try a classical dish, risotto allo zafferano (rice with saffron). And in the evening takes a walk on romantic Naviglio Grande.
Quadrilatero d'Oro offers almost all the modern stores, but many people buy their clothes in the 70 % cheaper outlet paradise . Accommodation
Hotel Town House 31 is a very elegant hotel and very close to shopping streets. Bed and breakfast in the two bed rooms costs 80 euros. Tel.:0039/02/7 01 56.