Italy, as a cradle of European nations and culture, nurtured Roman culture and Etruscan civilization. While the Capital City Rome of Italy has been political center of western world for several centuries and was also the capital of the Roman Empire. At the end of 13th century, the European Renaissance originated from Rome. Nowadays, Milan has become the capital of fashion and design, the most influential city in fashion as well as one of three metropolitan districts in Europe. Besides, it is also the first choice for artistic students studying abroad.