Milan, Italy

Jan 19, 2013 11:35 PM - Cities
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Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. Milan is famous for ancient beauty of the great architectural works, works of art value will be the first stop of tourists. Excursions in Milan, ancient cathedral Duomo was built in 1386 attracts tourists with beautiful stained glass windows, paintings of Italy's leading artists. La Scala Theatre, completed in 1778, is the world's leading opera houses.

Milan is famous for fashion. It also is home to the great architectural works, works of art extremely valuable ... exists with constantly bustling life of the inhabitants of this ancient city. "Fashion Capital of the World" Milan associated with the famous name brands like: Armani, Gucci, Benetton... The city hosts the World Trade Fair in 1906 and is a candidate to win the right to host the global market in 2015. Twice a year, the city of Milan to organize concerts attract many international fashion designers, supermodels and the photographers from around the world.

Milan has many markets, shops, business center, exhibition, and the world's most prestigious galleries. The main commercial area in Milan Fashion Quadrangle is located between the Duomo Square, Cavour, commodity and Sanbabila filled with well-known fashion brands worldwide such as Versace, Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo, Cavalli... These items are flawless, exquisite. Milan brilliant with great architecture. The largest and most important example of Gothic architecture in Italy, Milan's Cathedral, is the fourth largest in the world after St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, the Cathedral of Seville and a new cathedral in Côte d'Ivoire. Built between 1386 and 1577, it hosts the world's largest collection of marble statues and has a widely visible golden Madonna statue on top of the spire, nicknamed by the people of Milan as Madunina (the little Madonna), that became one of the symbols of the city. Piazza del Duomo, the city's main and most central square, surrounded by several palaces and important buildings, such as Milan Cathedral, the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery and the Royal Palace of Milan.

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Milan Duomo

Milano piazza del duomo

Milan Cathedral from Piazza del Duomo

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Piazza del duomo night view with milan cathedral

Milan Duomo

Milan Italy

Milan Cathedral

Royal palace of Milan Italy