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Milan: a major design and industrial centre in Italy

Milan is the second largest city in Italy, with the greater urban area of Milan housing over 5 million inhabitants. The history of the city goes back to pre-Roman times, though there is little evidence left of its ancient past. However visitors can still witness the majestic Colonne di San Lorenzo, which has Roman columns around a square, and was once a public bath area.
Milan is the main industrial city of Italy, and houses its Stock Exchange. However Milan is perhaps best known as a major fashion and design capital, and Milan Fashion Week is an internationally renowned event in the industry. It houses the headquarters of major brands such as Gucci, Versace, Armani, and Dolce and Gabbana. The Quadrilatero Della Moda is one of the most prestigious shopping areas in the world. Whether for work or for your holidays, there are many interesting activities to do in the city.
Air France is the premier way to travel from Singapore to a range of airports in Milan, with flights several times a week. For your comfort, during your flight you receive a blanket, pillow, as well as access to magazines, and a personal video screen will show films, games and a variety of music. There is a choice of some high quality meals from our a la carte menu. By booking online to buy your airline ticket there are many benefits. You can check, review and change your booking, reserve personal options such as seating and size of cabin, and you can complete an online check-in from up to 30 hours before the flight departs. It is also possible to earn Miles for your trip by using the Flying Blue program .
Milan is very warm during the summer, though temperatures can drop significantly during winter. The main language spoken is Italian.

Milan has a Roman past and now has many interesting cultural attractions

There are many things to do during your stay in Milan. For art lovers, the Pinacoteca di Brera is the main public art gallery in the city and displays many fine examples of Italian painting. Sforza Castle has a history going back to the 14th Century, it displays many fine works of art and also contains a number of museums and galleries: the Museum of Ancient Art, which displays Michelangelo's last sculpture, the Museum of Musical Instruments and the Egyptian Museum. La Scala Opera House is considered one of the most prestigious in the world. The history of Milan's Cathedral goes back to the 14th Century, and it is one of the largest religious buildings in the world.
There are several significant park and garden areas. Sempione Park, houses the Milan City Aquarium, an art centre, a Japanese garden and other attractions. Meanwhile the Montanelli gardens contain a planetarium and the Natural History Museum of Milan.
Milanese cuisine is typically Italian: specialities include cotoletta alla milanese, which is veal breadcrumbs, cassoeula, a stew with sausage and cabbage, and busecca, a stew of tripe with beans. The well-known cheeses gorgonzola and mascarpone are also local.

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