Captivating city of Milan is the capital of Lombardy .Glamorous Milan feeds the hung ry holidaymakers with innumerable offers and opportunities. Throbbing palazzos, crazy weather, rich history, dominant culture, grassy gardens and panoramic parks, sumptuous taste of food, sparkling night life, wondrous attractions, - Milan engulfs all exquisitely.
Milan's horribly rich history and heritage include the domineering Duomo, cultural Castello Sforzesco, rare Royal Palace, La Scala Theatre and the shopaholic's heaven - Galleria Vittorio Emmanuelle.
Cathedral, the third largest church in the world, has on its top the statue of the Virgin Mary, best known as the "Madonnina", veiled in gold. Santa Maria delle Grazie is the home of classic Leonardo da Vinci: "The Last Supper", the remarkable masterpiece in the history of art. The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore is a mirror of Roman and early-Christian architecture.
Santa Maria della Grazie houses Leonardo Da Vinci's famous fresco ' The Last Supper' . The Pinacoteca di Brera, one of the most important art collections in Italy, treasures realistic Dead Christ by Mantegna.
Unassuming church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro hides stunning sights. Sant' Ambrogio is an excellent example of Romanesque architecture and the most important religious monument.
Botanically rich English gardens are another furry feather in Milan's cap .Lush green gardens and panoramic parks in Milan include Parco Sempione where one enjoys Napoleonic Arena, Aquarium, Tower, Art Theater - all in single visit. Parco Forlanini, Giardino della Villa Comunale, Naviglio area with Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese where all the channels and rivers of Milan meet.
Mercatone del Naviglio Grande, Fiera di Sinigaglia is a flea market to buy Indian, South American and African craftwork, new and second-hand clothes, old furniture, perfumes, candles, books, comics, records, videos and DVDs. Viale Papiniano is very popular offering food, plants, clothing, shoes and textiles as well. Viale Fauché is favorite of fashion lovers who can find discounted clothes and shoes of the most prestigious Italian stylists.
Milan Football San Siro Stadium is home to Italian and world famous soccer football teams, A.C. Milan and F.C. Inter.
World Expo 2015
In the World Expo 2015, which will take place from 1st May to 31 October 2015, the greatest technic and scientific innovation concerning food sector, from production to conservation, to distribution? The idea and the project of Expo 2015 Milan is to gather the most prestigious minds of the world while the symbol of Expo 2015 is the Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvius man, symbol of evolution, of growing and of the study of human figure.
Foreign visitors may be welcomed at Malpensa and Linate airport. A bus runs from one end of the fairground to the other. Visitors can also use the San Siro car park, which is taxied to the fairground by bus. Finally, Fiera Milano offers the Centro Servizio in Piazzale Italia where visitors can find banks, travel agencies, pharmacies, car rentals, and much more. In addition, near the Centro Servizio there is the Welcome Desk equipped with all the information you need about the fair while offering the opportunity to book a room in a hotel, or a plane ticket.
Milan -flourishing financial businesses
Current Currency is the euro. The Italian lira is no longer accepted. Currency can be exchanged at post offices, banks and exchange offices. Banking Hours In Milan 08:30 to 13:30 and 14:45 to 15:45. ATMs are available in many parts of Milan - ensure you inform your bank before travelling abroad, and be aware you may be charged for cash withdrawals. Milan - Notes and Coins