Shopping in Milan Italy
Milan is a city in northern Italy and is known for its fashion & design (Gucci, Versace, Armani, Prada and Dolce and Gabbana shop), lifestyle (shopping paradise, football, opera and nightlife) and historical & modern sights. Milan is the capital of the Lombardy region. The city and its surroundings attract many tourists from around the world. The city is packed with more than 600 hotels, mainly in old buildings full of history. Milan is also regarded as one of the fashion capitals of the world, along with New York City, Paris, and London. Many of the most famous Italian fashion brands, such as Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Prada, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, have their headquarters in Milan. Most international fashion labels also operate shops in Milan. Also, the city hosts the Milan Fashion Week twice a year, one of the most important events in international fashion.
Famous shopping streets are: under the Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Sant'Andrea, Via Manzoni, Via Venezia, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Piazza del Duomo, Via Dante and Corso Buenos Aires. Milan's main fashion district is quadrilatero della moda.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the world's oldest shopping malls.
Milan and its surrounding area has its own regional cuisine. There is a wide variety of restaurants in Milan.
Milan is also a famous city for millions of tourists per year. Take a look at the page "Hotels" to book a hotel in Milan