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Located in the northern part of Italy, Milan is one of the country's biggest economic and fashion centers. It is also the capital of the region of Lombardy and of the province of Milan. The city of Milan is well known for being an important historic site in relation to WWII. Mussolini established fascism in this city, and as a result Milan suffered greatly during the attacks of WWII. The city has since been rebuilt and today stands as a symbol of the rich economic and cultural heritage of Italy.

If you are planning to visit Milan, there are many different things to do throughout the year. As mentioned above, Milan is the home to many famous designers, including Gucci, Versace, Prada, Armani, Valentino, and others. If you're looking to do some shopping, this is the place to be. Milan is also famous for unique furniture and modern designs, with many shows to visit year-round.

Milan is also home to an excellent nightlife. Visitors can experience the unique cuisine of this city or spend time in local bars and clubs. For others, the Teatro alla Scala is truly a great experience. Opera is a popular pastime in Milan, and they take opera performances very seriously. Some of the best performers come to Milan to put on a show, so be sure and take the time to visit the Teatro alla Scala during your stay in Milan. The season for the theater runs from December through July, but you must book your tickets at least a month in advance to be sure you have seats. This is one part of this great city you won't want to miss.

Many people also travel to Milan to see the famous art and architecture of this great city. At the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, visitors have the opportunity to gaze at the work of Leonardo da Vinci in his painting of The Last Supper. This mural, painted in the fifteenth century, covers one wall of the Cenacolo Vinciano, the refectory adjoining the church. Another famous site to see is that of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. This cathedral is legendary for its long history in Milan and its survival of the attacks during WWII. Visitors may also travel to the top of the cathedral for an extraordinary view of the city of Milan.

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