Galleria Vittorio Emanuele was built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877 using 353 tons of iron for the structure and glass. The octagonal gallery is…
The Triennale Design Museum is located inside the Triennale building within Parco Sempione and it exhibits the contemporary art works of worldwide-known architects and designers through settings and exhibitions of strong effect.
Rotonda della Besana is one of Milan’s most typical buildings of the 18th century. The enclosure that surrounds San Michele church is nowadays a seat for exhibitions and the MUBA, a permanent centre for cultural and artistic projects for children.
The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore is located in Corso di Porta Ticinese, in front of the Colonne di San Lorenzo, and it is one of the most ancient churches of Milan; this Romanesque church is centrally planned and is renowned for its many ancient masterpieces.
The Museo Archeologico is a museum located in the ex-convent of the Monastero Maggiore di San Maurizio that still shows traces of the ancient city. The collections of the museum are exhibited in different rooms, each describing a culture: the Greek culture, the Etruscan culture, the Roman culture, the barbarian culture and the Gandhara culture.
Palazzo della Ragione is located in Piazza Mercanti, that was once the heart of the city and the seat of economic and commercial activities. Nowadays the building hosts exhibitions, mostly photography exhibitions of worldwide famous artists
Piazza Cinque Giornate is one of the most important squares of Milan; in the centre there’s a majestic monument by Giuseppe Grandi, commemorating the Five Days of Milan