well as being home to the country's stock market and main
financial district, Milan
is also the famous center of Italian fashion, setting
the tone for trendy boutiques, hip restaurants, bars and
tourists near and far, Milan is a shopper's paradise offering
some of the planet's most upscale designer clothing stores.
Follow the crowds to the Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele,
covered by a breathtaking glass arcade which connects
two of Milan's most famous attractions, the ornate Duomo
(cathedral) and the La Scala Opera House.
art lovers, the Brera Art Gallery holds one of
Italy's most prestigious collections including works
by Raphael, Caravaggio and other Italian masters.
: Malpensa, Orio al Serio, and Linate
station: Stazione Centrale
: The city is criss-crossed by Lines 1 (red), 2 (green)
and 3 (yellow) operating between 6am to midnight.
& Trams: ATM bus service has an extensive network
of routes throughout the city, while the tram concentrates
mostly on the city center. Tickets for both modes of transport
are purchased at tobacco shops, newspaper stands or metro
: Official metered taxis are white, and usually found
at taxi stands located at train stations, the Duomo, and
other major attractions.
-- Dial 113 for police, 118 for ambulance, 115 for fire