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Gallerie d’Italia

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Piazza della Scala 6, 20121 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 080 016 7619
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Being a banker I'm always interested in the often beautiful and impressive bankbuildings built during 1880-1930. During that period the head offices of banks were often palaces. And this building at the superbe Piazza della Scala is certainly one of such fine examples which remained...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

The museum is housed in three palaces on the corner opposite La Scala. The visit starts with the temporary exhibition - presently the 20c "Arte Come Rivelazione" with works from the usual suspects - Warhol, Basquiat, Rauschenberg etc- plus less well known Italian artists from...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

I just dropped in on a Sunday afternoon and was pleasantly surprised at the scope of art works on display from old masters to modern work and the place is vast.

Thank Anna B
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Galleria has one of the most exquisite interiors i have ever seen in Italy. The walls and floors are draped in different coloured marble which adds an elegance that is beyond my wildest imagination. I really appreciated the Contemporary Art exhibitions - paying particular...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Having read reviews since returning home, I feel we may have missed some of the rooms here. The building itself is stunning and entry is free so its definitely worth a visit. There was a small collection of 19th century and Impressionist paintings that I...More

Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the art and adjoining coffee shop. Do not miss the ceiling in the building, they are quite spectacular. I think the building was originally the Italian Commercial Bank Building.

Thank KerryAu
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Thank goodness it was free, it is until end of August, mostly modern art, but sorry just did not like the layout etc

Thank david s
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We were only in Milan for a few days, but after having good looks at the Brera and Ambrosiana, we had had our fill of the Jesus and Mary stuff. So we checked out three galleries that are billed as having worthwhile collections of 19th...More

2  Thank Canuckgreekophile
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Although a novice to opera, this historical and world renowned opera house is a "must see" for any visitor. Entrance includes the museum as well as view of the famous opera house stage.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The Caravaggio exhibition is a joke if you are expecting to see several Caravaggio's paintings as there is just a single one exhibited, the other have been painted by his followers or contemporaries. BUT, I went to other rooms far from the crowd and I...More

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square
is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds
to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high
quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch
expedition into a royal experience. Head to the
rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the
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Response from Gaetano A | Reviewed this property |
There is parking but you must be very lucky to park nearby because it is always or nearly always occupied. I recommend you leave the car in the outskirts and have a walk. There are many places to go and visit and if you like... More