Italy is known for its relaxed mannerisms and enjoyments of bringing people around a table for delectable food and lighthearted enjoyment. Although Milan enjoys this aspect of the national culture, its residents are tuned in to a faster pace as they operate within the leading financial center and the most prosperous manufacturing and commercial city in Italy. The architecture and design is representative of this progressive city, merging classical traditions with the excitement of futuristic and modern design. 

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Milan, Italy

Anteo Palazzo del Cinema

From Neorealism to Giallo, the arthouse film is celebrated at this multipurpose theater and gathering space dedicated to cinema.

Milan, Italy

Marchesi 1824

Beginning solely as a confectioner, the shop garnered a widespread reputation.

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Milan, Italy

Turati Station

This Milan Metro station was conceived and built to accommodate crowds for the 1990 Football World Cup.

Milan, Italy

Teatro Gerolamo

Originally a marionette theatre, this Milanese performing arts venue was reopened in 2017 following a restoration that renewed its 19th century glory.

Milan, Italy

Milan Metro

Currently the leading train system in all of Italy, this metro system won the most prestigious design award in Italy in 1964.

Milan, Italy

Teatro Franco Parenti

This venue for experimental and independent theater works has premiered performances that have come to define the country's cultural history.

Milan, Italy

Duomo di Milano

The largest church in Italy and the third largest church in the world.

Milan, Italy

Teatro alla Scala

Founded in 1778 and regarded as one of the leading opera and ballet theaters in the world

Milan, Italy

Pinacoteca di Brera

One of the first and most important museums in Milan, housing over 400 works from the 14th to the 20th century by master painters.

Milan, Italy

Milano Ristorazione

Located in a historic trading neighborhood of Milan, Italy this municipal catering company was once a fish market. It now prepares meals for Milanese school children.

Milan, Italy

Fondazione Prada

Founded by fashion designer Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli, this art institute is housed in a former 1910's gin distillery.

Milan, Italy

Bar Luce

This Milanese bar actually falls under the category of "Intentionally Wes Anderson" as the director designed the interior himself.

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