Milan is the second largest city in Italy and is known as a major city of the Italian fashion industry. In fact, it is considered the world’s capital of fashion.
Milan Fashion Week is a must do on the annual calendar. Among the sights to see in Milan, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site are the Milan Cathedral,Santa Maria Delle Grazie which is home to Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper, Colonne Di San Lorenzo, Sfroza Castle, and Galleria VitoriaEmanuelle, which is the oldest shopping mall in the world.
The Natural History Museum of Milan, Velasca Tower and Pirelli Tower are also interesting sights in the city while the Pinocoteca di Brera is possibly Milan’s most important art museum.
Music is very important to the city’s history and several major operas have been performed in Milan. The city also has a symphony orchestra and music conservatory.
Milan has its own distinct cuisine. Among the flavours of the city are the cotoletta alla Milanesewith is breaded veal which is pan-fried; cassoeula, ossobuco, and risotto alla milanese.
Places to enjoy great Milanese cuisine include the Caffe Cova and the La Briciola.
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