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Sightseeing Milan

25 Jun

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Milano

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Milano is a shopping mall in Milan which, in the form of a covered pedestrian street, connects Piazza Duomo to Piazza della Scala. Due to the presence of elegant shops and clubs, since its inauguration it was the meeting place of the Milanese bourgeoisie, so much so...
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25 Jun

Castello Sforzesco Milano

Castello Sforzesco Milano. One of the main symbols of Milan and its history. It was built in the fifteenth century by Francesco Sforza, recently became Duke of Milan, on the remains of a previous fortification dating back to the fourteenth century known as Castrum Porte Jovis (Castle of Porta Giovia...
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23 Jun

Teatro Alla Scala Milano

Teatro Alla Scala Milano. The Teatro alla Scala Milan was built in accordance with the decree of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria. After a fire, which broke out on February 26, 1776, had destroyed the court theater. The project was entrusted to the famous architect Giuseppe Piermarini. The pictorial decoration...
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23 Jun

Piazza Mercanti Milano

Piazza Mercanti Milano is a square in Milan created as a center of city life in the Middle Ages. Subsequently transformed into via Mercanti. Piazza Mercanti means, in everyday language, the square circumscribed by the Palazzo della Ragione, the Casa dei Panigarola and the Loggia degli Osii. Piazza Mercanti Milano...
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21 Jun

Rotonda Della Besana Milano

Rotonda Della Besana Milano is a late Baroque complex in Milan consisting of the church of San Michele ai Nuovi Sepolcri. It stands in the middle of an area bounded by a long closed portico. The original complex was born as a sepulcher of the Ospedale Maggiore of Milan in...
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21 Jun

Casa Degli Omenoni Milano

Casa Degli Omenoni Milano or Palazzo Leoni-Calchi is a palace in Milan built around 1565. Located in today’s Via degli Omenoni, behind the Church of San Fedele. The name derives from the eight telamons (omenoni, or “big men”) of the façade, sculpted by Antonio Abondio. Casa Degli Omenoni Milano –...
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21 Jun

Piazza Duomo Milano

Piazza Duomo Milano. The Milan Cathedral, Dòmm de Milan in Milanese dialect, is a cathedral, a symbol of the Lombard capital and one of the symbols of Italy, dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente, located in the square of the same name, in the center of the metropolis. By surface it...
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20 Jun

Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio Milano

Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio Milano. Built between 379 and 386 by the bishop of Milan Ambrogio. It was built in an area where Christians who were martyred by Roman persecution had been buried. For this reason it was dedicated to the martyrs and was called Basilica Martyrum. Sant’Ambrogio himself was buried...
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20 Jun

Basilica di San Lorenzo Milano

Basilica di San Lorenzo Milano. Although the Basilica of San Lorenzo is one of the oldest churches in Milan and was one of the major monuments of Milan and the Christian West since its construction, no exhaustive writings prior to the Renaissance have been known. The lack of official documents...
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20 Jun

Il Cenacolo Milano

Il Cenacolo Milano. Leonardo painted the Last Supper on a wall in the Refectory of the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie by order of Ludovico il Moro. In a period of time that goes from 1494 to 1497. The artist, despite the fact that it was painting on the...
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