Houses the Gallery and Library, two very important institutions in the city. Founded by Federico Borromeo as a centre for ... More
Palace of Ambrosiana
Houses the Gallery and Library, two very important institutions in the city. Founded by Federico Borromeo as a centre for counter-reform culture, it gradually accumulated numerous collections of art and books. From the first nucleus, facing Piazza S. Sepolcro, the institution expanded to occupy the entire block. Feature of interest: The immense collection of the library includes the Codice Atlantico by Leonardo da Vinci.
My favorite place in Milano! Superb art collection and it feels like an inviting home- unlike the Brera where you are herded around like so much cattle. I was nearly alone in the galleries on a Saturday- and it is on Piazza Duomo! Do not miss it!
The building, dating to around 1770, was created by architect Simone Cantoni. The design heightens the monumental character of the
central part, with a three floor façade. Opposite the entrance, a helical staircase leads to the first floor, that ...
The Palazzo di Giustizia, designed by Marcello Piacentini, was built between 1932 and 1940 to replace the old palace in
Piazza Beccaria and to give Justice a unified and monumental seat. Piacentini responded to the requests of the regime ...
The Park occupies the place of the ancient Piazza d'Armi. It was initiated in 1980 according to the designs of
Architect Alemagna. It is a Romantic style park with English style organization. It became, from the time of its ...
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