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Top 10 Milan & The Lakes by Roberta Kedzierski, Reid Bramblett

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Milan’s Historic Centre

The Centro Storico of Milan is home to the cathedral, opera house, the magnificent royal palace, art-filled private mansions and busy pedestrian boulevards. This historic district was once the Roman city of Mediolanum, though its boundary walls vanished long ago. As well as historic sights, the area contains a grid of shopping streets around Via Montenapoleone known as the Quadrilatero d’Oro, or “Golden Rectangle”. This small area is home to many major top-name designer boutiques, as well as the head offices of all the biggest names in international fashion.

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