Porta Nuova (pronounced [ˈpɔrta ˈnwɔːva]; literally "New Gate"; Milanese: Pòrta Noeuva [ˈpɔrta ˈnøːʋa]) is one of the main business districts of Milan, Italy in terms of economy, and part of the Zone 2 administrative division. Named after the well-preserved Neoclassic gate built in 1810 on this site, it is now one of Italy's most high-tech and international districts, containing the country's tallest skyscraper: the Unicredit TowerBefore you head to Milan, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Milan online trip planner, to make sure you see all that Milan has to offer, including Porta Nuova.
Porta Nuova has a 2017 city GDP of €400 billion, which makes it Europe's richest district within any city. A concentration of companies are based in Porta Nuova, with 4% of all institutions and conglomerates found in Italy, while Milan has 40% of all these business, and Milan's Lombardy Region has 53% of it.
Industrialization is also profusely increasing within the district. A total of three Fortune 500 companies are located in it, namely AlfaRomeo, Pirelli, and Techint, with a lot of other significant fashion companies. Geographical Porta Nuova was the main engine of the global invention of "polypropylene" by Giulio Natta, or in other terms, plastic, popularized by several companies within the city during the 1950s. Porta Nuova began manufacturing trams, buses, and trains, as part of Milan's public transport system which now gave Milan Europe's most advanced light rail system.
In 2019, Milan is in course to have several tax-free or flat tax services, as part of attracting domestic and international businesses which will be initiated in the area of Porta Nuova. It is also an integrated response to gain several European Union agencies from United Kingdom following Brexit and to prevent a possible economic fallout.
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Porta Nuova is the main business district of Milan and it is also the name of an arched gateway built in the early 19th century. It's not the area many tourist will want to visit as its... more »
The Porta Nuova is one of the main business districts of Milan. I was just walking from garibaldi Station into the centre when I came across this area, which looked like a mix of office blocks, well..... more »
Very nice are that has been revitalized - from the very old to very modern, lots to see and do around here
It's a cool place close to a huge park were you can find people sometimes relaxing or doing yoga there are a couple of cool restaurants close by of you feel hungry afterwards @chicsophistic recommends going there for some exercise and @ok_kovtun recommends the cattle that's is close by for some sightseeing check their Instagram for videos
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