Milan, a metropolis in Italy's northern Lombardy region, is a global capital of fashion and design and the capital of the very same region; is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, it spreads for over 1,891 square kilometers (730 square miles), ranking 4th in the European Union. Home to the national stock exchange, it’s a financial hub also known for its high-end restaurants and shops. The Gothic Duomo di Milano cathedral and the Santa Maria delle Grazie convent, housing Leonardo da Vinci’s mural “The Last Supper,” testify to centuries of art and culture.
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The capital of Lombardy region, Milan is home to more than 5 million citizens; elegant and sophisticated, this city seems to have jumped right into the 21st century and is home to multiple buildings and works of art that reflect everything from 20th-century art to art deco. Milan’s history is deeply rooted in multiple civilizations, all of which have left a trace on its development. Like all culturally-rich Italian cities, Milan is filled with museums, art galleries, churches and palazzos. With our passion-made guide, we'll take you through all the best things to discover in Milan.