Milan City Guide
Milan (Italian: Milano) is the second largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. It is the capital in the Province of Milano.
Being a centre of fashion and economy, Milan provides for a large number of hotels. During your stay at one of Milan’s hotels, the Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral) will catch your eye, for its tower is crowned by a golden statue of Madonna. While staying at a Milan hotel you should have a look at the cathedral’s huge glass windows. Near your Milan hotel you will find the church Santa Maria delle Grazie. The back wall of its dining hall is covered by Leonardo Da Vinci’s work “Last Supper”.
If you are staying at a Milan hotel near the Piazza Castello you will be impressed by the view on the palace that houses an archaeological museum exhibiting Michelangelo’s works. The adjacent green with its belvedere provides for a wonderful view oover your hotel in Milan. .
During your short trip to Milan, you should not miss to see the Teatro alla Scala (Milan Scala), which was built in 1778 and was the location of the world premiere of Verdi’s “Nabucco” and Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly”. Your Milan hotel near the Galleria Vittoria Emanuele makes it easy for you to go on a shopping spree on the Galleria’s roofed promenade, where you will come across the noble restaurant “Savani” and the world’s first 7*-hotel.
Milan ranks among Europe’s leading industrial centres. It is home to the automobile concern Alfa Romeo as well as to numerous advertising agencies and publishers.
Total population: 1,304,183 (February 2007)
Postal code: 20100