Milan is always centred of many aspects. Since it was a capital of Lombardy, the agricultural centre as well as was a spearhead against the power of Holy Roman Emperor in the medieval time. Milanï¿½s name comes from the Celtic Medelhan, meaning ï¿½in the middle of the plainï¿½. Today it is one of commercial and financial centre and a most fashionable ... More>influence to the world where the designer shopping, culinary pleasures with plenty of cultural acts were offered. Milan is home to many of world class famous firms such as Alfa Romeo, Giorgio Armani, Prada, Gianni Versace as well as homes to two major soccer teams, AC Milan and Inter Milan of Calcio Serie A.