Sightseeing In Milan And The Choice Of Italian Accommodation-freelander2

Vacation-Rentals Bongiorno! Milan is a captivating metropolis, attracting many different people from all over the world to its history, famous fashion houses, and designer stores. This is also why many tourists come to Milan every year to see if they can get a glimpse of one of the top models, actors or designers, but besides the fashion industry the city has an ancient city centre, architecture, and beautiful classical Italian hotels. Shopping is Milan is paradise. Versace, Cartier and Prada, are just some of the names you will find in the upscale area of Quadrilatero d’Oro. If these are beyond your budget try Corso Buenos Aires with its high street prices or, for a unique and individual choice with a selection of second hand and handmade clothes shops, take a trip to Corso di Porta Ticinese. Come with your credit cards and you will not go home disappointed! The Polytechnic and the Accedemia di Brera are colleges of fashion and have educated designers who are now world famous household names. Many creative fashion designers have exhibited their designs in this glamorous city, some of them causing outrage and transforming the face of fashion with their own individual style. Giorgio Armani is one of those designers. Born in Piacenza and is the king of Italian fashion. His career started in Milan working as a buyer, before starting up the label Giorgio Armani in 1975. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were born in the province of Palermo and Milan respectively and have to be the most famous couple in the Italian fashion world. They had their unveiling in Milan in 1985 during the height of 80s executive woman. Versace was born in Reggio Calabria, moving to Milan in the 1970s to work in the fashion world. The Versace label came a few years later and since the unfortunate death of Giannis in 1997 his brother and sister, Santo and Donatella, have successfully run the company since then. Milan is not only about fashion and about shopping. If you are looking for culture and history there are plenty of sights you do not want to miss. Duomo is the biggest cathedral in Milan and found in Central Square. With its late-Gothic style, construction on the cathedral in 1386 took many centuries to complete. The famous opera house, La Scala, open since 1778, has an interesting museum next door where you can view Verdis death mask. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, designed by the famous architect Mengoni, is now a shopping avenue where you can browse its stylish cafes, restaurants and shops. Santa Maria delle Grazie is a famous church and convent with Leonardo da Vinci’s mural of the Last Supper, a sight you will not want to miss. There are many types of accommodation to choose from in Italy. From the larger well established luxurious hotels to cheap hotels in Italy like small pensions and youth hostels. Book well in advance if you dont want to be disappointed as in busy periods the luxury hotels are in demand due to the frequent national and international events taking place in the city, especially when trade fairs are on. To be near to the attractions and shopping areas head to Centro Storico, a historical part of the city. Amendola Fiera is a district fashionable with business visitors and tourists as hotels here are less expensive but within easy reach of the city centre. Isola and Brera have the majority of typical Milano hotels, with prosperous Brera the closest to the galleries and sophisticated boutiques. Navigli-Ticinese is a lively part of the city with the canal running through it, jazz clubs and restaurants line the canal banks and the site of a Saturday street market. Deciding in which hotel in Milan you want to stay will depend on your budget. If your budget is a little low, because you would like to spend most of it to the designer clothes, there are many cheap hotels in Milan. If money is no problemo then the fashion streets of Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga and Corso Emmanuele II all have smart, plush and expensive Italian hotels. Enjoy and Arrividerci! About the Author: 相关的主题文章: