After Rome, Milan is the 2nd largest city in Italy with more than 7.5 million residents (city and outlying areas) . Museums and Art galleries, featuring some of the biggest collections in the world, are of the largest attractions to the more than 8 million visitors a year to this alpha global city.
Two of Europe’s most successful football teams (AC Milan and Inter Milan) have Milan as their home city. If you are a football fan, be sure to book the stadium tour!
The American coffee franchise, Starbucks, recently opened their flagship store in Milan – within close proximity of the Cathedral. After years of negotiation to allow this franchise to open it’s doors in Italy, the interior is an experience all by itself. Be prepared to stand in queue for at least 30 minutes to be invited into the front doors.
The 5 most visited places in Milan are:
*Side note: If you are only in Milan for the shopping experience, it is advisable to check shop opening times, especially during the summer month of August. A lot of shop owners close around this time of year for their yearly business holidays.*
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