Thanks to the world EXPO 2015 the business capital of Italy is now undergoing through a process of development which is giving to Milan a renewed image. Here below a list of the five reasons why Milan is worth of a visit.
The rule of the five Fs
F as in Fashion
Milan is the world’s capital of fashion. The most important brands and fashion houses have their headquarters here From Armani to Dolce & Gabbana, from Prada to Fendi and Versace. The last fashion week included more than 130 fashion shows, 70 presentations and lots of side events.
F as in Food
Everybody knows how relevant the food industry is in Italy and Milan has hosted the World EXPO 2015 which dealt with food topics and trends. This brought the food culture here in Milan on an higher level. More than 700 restaurants, 90 clubs and 150 pubs and wine bars are spread throughout the city giving to its visitors a wide range of food choices from regional Italian cuisine to ethnic experiences.
F as in Finance
The Italian Stock Exchange is in Milan as well as the major companies of Italy and the Italian branches of the international ones. The 10% of the Italian GDP comes from the city of Milan and this is why the city is also known as the engine of Italy.
F as in Fun
If you are wondering what to do once shopping time is over you just need to choose among the plenty of opportunities that the city of Milan has to offer. Its nightlife along the Navigli canals or in the Corso Como district, its museums’ collections which include the Last Supper by Da Vinci and masterpieces of artists as Tiepolo, Raffaello and Caravaggio or a concert at the La Scala opera house are just some of the reasons why Milan is such an entertaining destination.
F as in Friends
Thanks to all of the opportunities listed here above it won’t be hard to meet some new people in a club or in a museum. Milan is also the place to make some new friends who share with you the passion for travelling and getting to know new cultures and traditions.