The second largest city of Italy, Milan, became one of the most flourishing Italian cities during the High Middle Ages. Famous for its Royal Palace, San Siro Stadium, Velasca Tower and Teatro alla Scala.
It is a highly urbanized city of Italy. Its climate is different from the cities. It has continental climate which means summers are hot and winters are cold. Snow falls are common in winter and the summers are very humid. Fog is a common feature of this place. It receives average rainfall throughout the year. Milan is famous for its financial and business centre. It is the main hub of the Italian stock exchange. Milan is famous for its Universities too. The State University Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Bocconi-SDA, IULM and Politecnico are the most important Universities.
These Universities specialize in economics, literature, medicine and foreign languages. Seats are reserved for the foreign Universities. Milan is famous for its art and music culture. The public and private schools offer courses on these subjects. Painting and stage designing are also gaining fame worldwide. The Conservatory is a centre of ancient ad contempory music.
Scuola d'Arte Drammatica Paolo Grass specializes in acting, drama and theatre courses. Milan is also known for traditional food. Casseula", Tripe and "Panettone are some of the mouth watering food. Christmas is celebrated with music, singing and lavish banquets.
Night life is very exciting in Milan. People love to chill out at the weekends. They party for the whole nights in bars and night spots. The night clubs are full of fun and the variety of drinks are served. Milan has turned out to be a great tourist destination in Italy.