Milan is the capital of Lombardy, located in northern Italy, and is considered a leading alpha global city, with strengths in the fields of art, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research and tourism. Its business district hosts Italy’s stock exchange (Italian: Borsa Italiana), and the headquarters of national and international banks and companies. A major economic and political centre, Milan is considered today as the industrial and financial capital of Italy and recognized as one of the world’s fashion capitals.
The city is served by many luxury hotels and is the fifth-most starred in the world by Michelin Guide. Tourists are attracted by Milan’s museums and art galleries that include some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci. The historical centre in Milan offers beautiful treasures: the Cathedral, one of the most famous Gothic constructions of the world; the La Scala theatre, one of the world’s best known Opera Houses; the Sforzesco Castle and its art museums, with unique pieces of art like the Rondanini Pietà by Michelangelo; the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, with the famous Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece “The Last Supper” (“Il Cenacolo”).
A complete guide to Milan.
The Official Tourism Board of the Lombardy Region. You’ll find information, updates, detailed information, photos and videos, and plenty of travel proposals, including accommodations and services exclusive to the region.A complete guide to Milan.