Milan, called Mediolanum in ancient times, was an important city in the Roman Empire, and for over a century it was actually the capital of the Roman Empire. Although the city has preserved numerous interesting artifacts that testify to its glorious past, many are hidden or buried underground.
However, over the past few years, the city’s local administration has been working towards promoting ‘Roman Milan’, giving visibility to individual attractions, creating itineraries, restoring and opening forgotten ruins to the public, and creating an archaeological park, that is well worth a visit.

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