Known as the fashion mecca of the world, this is a eat your heart out capital of culture.

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No-one quite does lifestyle like the Milanese.

Once ruled by the Caesars, Napoléon, the Austro-Hungarians and Mussolini, explore the fascinating ancient history of Italy's magnificent city of Milan and indulge in the creative atmosphere and compulsory credo of looking good that this elegant city has established for itself. Famously known as the global capital of fashion and design, creativity is big business here and you can truly see it in every single detail - from the drinks to dining, culture, fashion and works of art, Milan is certainly a feast for the eyes and food for thought.

Be inspired by the mixture of historical architecture and modern design, taste the delicious Milanese food and uncover this fashion hotspots' best-kept secrets. With so much to do, there is something for everyone in this magnificent city. Be sure to visit Milan's most famous mural, Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, at the enchanting Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie, admire the gothic architecture of the 600-year-old cathedral of Duomo and wander down the most popular street in the city, the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, and start shopping!

Book a ticket for a show at La Scala Opera, one of the finest opera houses in the world - you will not regret it!

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Royal Palace of Milan
This is a simply stunning edifice that any person with an aesthetic sense will definitely love. Functioning as both an exhibition venue and a cultural centre, the palace displays modern and contemporary art works from all across the world, one of the must-see places in town.
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Teatro alla Scala
Founded in the late eighteenth-century, Teatro Alla Scala has remained one of the finest opera theatres in Europe. Whether you’re an opera lover or not, a glimpse of this majestic theatre is enough for an amazing experience. Go for a night out at this grand auditorium or visit the museum and indulge in its...
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
The former residence of a wealthy 19th century Milanese nobleman, Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli, has established itself as one of the top cultural attractions in Milan. Said to have been inspired by what has later become the well-known Victoria & Albert Museum in London, these apartments follow the same chron...
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Pinacoteca di Brera
With its impeccable collection of art pieces, the Pinacoteca di Brera is sure to leave you spell bound. Set in a gorgeous neoclassic building, the museum offers free entry every first Sunday of the month and access to the botanical garden in the back, a lovely oasis to enjoy a bit of tranquility amidst the...
Featuring art pieces from all over the world, MUDEC might not have longevity of other cultural establishments, having only opened its doors in 2015, but it certainly compensates through impressive variety and outstanding quality. Also, the original way in which they make use of new technologies to present...
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East Market
A shopping experience for the edgier among us, East Market is situated in Lambarte, which is deemed to be the cool and creative city district. Selling an array of funky garments, reworked branded clothing, second-hand vinyl records and retro bicycles, its a celebration of the fashion of the past decades. W...

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