Milan is one of Italy’s most important and iconic cities. The current population is about 1.3 million people, but the metro area, which spreads much wider, is said to have about 7.3 million people. Fashion Week in Milan is known all over the world. The fashion houses of Gucci, Prada and Fendi are among Milan’s best known; they along the main shopping street of Corso Vittorio Emanuelle II. It is simply a must see for tourists visiting Italy.
Milano is a city in every sense of the word, it has less green space than any city in Italy. Milan may be big, but it has lovely squares, such as Piazza Duomo, with the world’s oldest shopping mall. The people of Milan are called “Milanese,” and are considered modern in their work styles because they don’t take the typical Italian break from work during the day. Milan is also the host to the Universal Expo in 2015, a perfect time for tourists to visit Italy.
Sightseeing in Milan should include some of the major attractions found in the city such as: