Milan is the economic heart of Italy and one of the nerve centers of fashion. "Forza Milan", the motto of AC Milan is perfect for the city. With its urban area of more than 7 million inhabitants, it is the fourth largest in Europe, after those of Moscow, Paris and London.
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You will best enjoy Milan by discovering it on foot.
The fashion district in the famous "quad" is one of the many showcases of the city.
This is where people are attracted to the most prestigious brands that launch fashion.
On your way, admire some of the hundred palaces and villas of Milan.
In the bars and restaurants found near Navigli and Brera you will discover what the trendy places in Milan are and you will enjoy the pleasures of Milanese gastronomy.
Milan, the industrial and economic center of Italy, with a GDP of more than 200 billion euros, also hosts the Italian Stock Exchange.
Many large companies such as Alfa Romeo, Pirelli, Telecom Italia and Mediobanca have originated in Milan and have their headquarters here.
Fashion, design and tourism also contribute to the economic prosperity of the city.
Milan is not only a world class metropolitan centre, it is as well a crucible of creativity and inventiveness.
It is no coincidence that Leonardo da Vinci has found here the right environment to achieve his major works.
To get an idea of how artists, scientists and musicians have been inspired by Milan, just spend a few hours at the Brera Art Gallery and the Museum of Natural History, or admire the landscape of the Castle Sforza, or attend a performance at La Scala Theatre.
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