Milano-the Centre of Fashion and Finance
Suppose you visit Italy, then you must find a couple of days to visit Milano-the centre of fashion and finance. The metropolis in Italy’s northern Lombardy region attracts visitors from all over the world, especially those interested in fashion and design. On the other hand, as a home to the national stock exchange, Milano also attracts business people and high-end clientele.
What to Do in Milano?
As home of historical landmarks, Milano is a proud home to Duomo Di Milano, massive gothic cathedral, the Castello Sforzesco, the medieval castle, built in the 15th century, as well as Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which is Italy’s oldest active shopping mall and a major landmark of Milano.
Where to Dine in Milano?
Milano is also famous for its high-end restaurants where you can taste the flavours of the national cuisine, as well as the worldwide inspired dishes.
- Trattoria del Nuovo Macello– local trattoria existing for more than 40 years, friendly and cosy atmosphere with creative dishes from the local cuisine
- La Cucina Dei Frigoriferi Milanesi– artistic-cultural setting with a “destructured” menu consisted of different dishes which can be selected to the guest’s preference
- Ichikawa– top-quality Japanese dishes ranging from familiar favourites to other less-known specialities.
Where to Stay in Milano?
Luxury Hotel Park Hyatt is 5 minutes’ walk from Duomo di Milano and 1.5 km from Santa Maria Delle Grazie church. There’s an acclaimed regional restaurant and a refined cafe with a striking glass cupola, plus 2 bars, a gym and a spa. Pets are welcome. Sophisticated rooms feature Italian marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads, and Presidential Suite is the hotel’s most luxurious suite that offers 160 square meters of space.
Just 250 m from Montenapoleone Metro Station, Luxury Four Seasons Hotel Milano offers luxurious rooms in Milan’s shopping district. A sweet and savoury buffet breakfast is served daily. It includes pastries, hot and cold drinks, and cold cuts. The 2 restaurants have Sunday brunches and wine tasting events with fresh local products. Set in an ex-15th-century convent, guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails in the Four Seasons’ foyer, next to the fire-lit lobby. Penthouse Suite is the hotel’s most luxurious suite where the guests can enjoy their privacy and feel like royalty.
Luxury Hotel Mandarin Oriental features luxurious accommodation located just a leisurely walk from the boutiques of Milan’s fashion district. Seta, the Mandarin’s fine dining Michelin starred restaurant, serves Italian cuisine, and upon request, a private dining room is available also. The Mandarin Bar offers cocktails and 24-hour in-room dining is available. Set in a complex of 5 connecting 18th-century buildings, all air-conditioned rooms and suites display furniture designed by Antonio Citterio, modern dècor and parquet floors, and Grand Presidential Suite three-bedroom suite with Fornasetti-inspired décor and a four-poster bed.