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Located in the heart of Northern Italy, Milan is Italy’s economic centre; its origin dates back to the IV century BC. Throughout its history, Milan was under the rule of different countries and its heterogenic culture comprises elements from Austria, Spain and France, affecting architecture, language and cuisine.

Among Milan’s most famous landmarks are the Duomo di Milano, Teatro alla Scala, Castello Sforzesco, ‘The Last Supper’ by Leonardo da Vinci and Bosco Verticale, which was declared in 2015 the “Best Tall Building Worldwide”. Milan is also home of some of the world’s most famous fashion brands such as Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Prada, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana.

A must try in Milan’s local restaurants are the Cotoletta alla Milanese (the original Wiener Schnitzel) and Risotto alla Milanese (risotto with saffron and cross-cut veal shanks).


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Milan city map


Milan subway map




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Top two pictures: The Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Bottom pictures: ‘The Last Supper’ by Leonardo da Vinci and Teatro alla Scala


Experience brachiopods and discover Italy


Travel packages to explore Milano and the natural beauty and history of Italy are available


Italy is a safe country known for its beautiful seas, sublime Alps, solemn monuments and

immortal memories: a country of glory and beauty, and your’s to discover.




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8th International Brachiopod Congress: "Brachiopod in a changing planet: from the past to the future".