Milan is the capital of the region of Lombardy and is the most important city in Italy financially. It has long been named fashion capital of the world and the world's design capital thanks to international events and fairs, such as the Milan Fashion Week.

During the Second World War, the city was greatly destroyed due to bomb raids. But Milan has rebuilt itself into a cosmopolitan business capital. For tourists Milan is interesting compared to other places due to the general lifestyle that is apparent of enjoying worldly pleasures such as shopping, opera and nightlife. Besides that Milan attracts lots of visitors with their museums and art galleries, with important collections, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci. A famous and important landmark in the city is the Milan Cathedral (the Duomo), which took nearly six centuries to complete.

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Milan is the capital of the region of Lombardy and is the most important city in Italy financially. It has long been named fashion capital of the world and the world's design capital thanks to international events and fairs, such as the Milan Fashion Week.

During the Second World War, the city was greatly destroyed due to bomb raids. But Milan has rebuilt itself into a cosmopolitan business capital. For tourists Milan is interesting compared to other places due to the general lifestyle that is apparent of enjoying worldly pleasures such as shopping, opera and nightlife. Besides that Milan attracts lots of visitors with their museums and art galleries, with important collections, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci. A famous and important landmark in the city is the Milan Cathedral (the Duomo), which took nearly six centuries to complete.

There are 65 museums in Milan.

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