Penetrate the superficial layer and you?ll be one-to-one with Milan?s majestic grandeur. Being home to the country?s stock exchange, Milan is also a revered tourist destination. An avant-garde art and theatre scene entices people from all over the world to this beautiful city. It also boasts of a rich history which is evidenced by some of the finest historical sites in the city. The Milan Cathedral here is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the largest in Italy. This piece of Gothic brilliance took nearly six hundred years to complete. Another building that exemplifies Milan?s identity in the form of history is the Palazzo Marino. The building has been historically serving as the seat of the civic administration. Also designed during the Italian Renaissance was the Sforza Castle, built as a defensive structure. It harbours the Museums of the Castello which has Michelangelo's last masterpiece.