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Milan L'รจ on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

25 April 2017

LIBERATION DAY

April,25,1945.ITALY'S LIBERATION DAY(Anniversaty of the Liberation),in the country simply April,25.Commemorating the end of the nation civil war and NAZIS OCCUPATION.Everywhere in the city and in the nation plaques are visible to remeber the event.Here's the one from MONTE STELLA (star hill) by cityhall to remeber the little hill where you can view a wonderful panorama of the city,the Alps and the Apennines was made with ruins of the bombing of the II WORLD WAR.

23 April 2017

15 April 2017

LITTLE MADONNA

On the highest spire of the DUOMO DI MILANO you can see the LITTLE MADONNA erectced in 1762.The spire was designed by Francesco Croce,108,5m (356ft) from the ground and the MADONNINA (little Madonna) designed and built by Giuseppe Perego in 1774.No building in the city can be higher than the LITTLE BEAUTIFUL MADONNA.When the first Tower in the city was built,the PIRELLI TOWER (1956-1960) by GIO PONTI tall 127,1m (417ft) a smaller replica of the MADONNINA was placed on the top.So the LITTLE BEAUTIFUL MADONNA remains the tallest place in Milan.And in 2010 another replica was placed on the top of PALAZZO LOMBARDIA the regional governement headquarter.The Madonnina is the sibject of the international city anthem song OH MY LITTLE BEAUTIFUL MADONNA by GIOVANNI D'ANZI.The city often is called with the nickname THE CITY OF THE LITTLE MADONNA not Milan.

11 April 2017

THE BIG WINDOW

The big window detail from the DUOMO DI MILANO (1386-1932).                 

07 April 2017

MAIN TOWER

Details from the SFORZA CASTLE (1360-1499) main tower with the crest of the city,the coat of arms of the HOUSE OF VISCONTI,the snake.

03 April 2017

25 March 2017

HOLY FATHER

Today HOLY FATHER JORGE MARIO BERGOGLIO POPE FRANCIS is in the city for a day visit.More than 1 milion pilgrims is attended in Milan.Everything is adorned for the special day.The ATM (city public transportation company) print a special ticket to celebrate the date.

21 March 2017

DUOMO'S TERRACES

The DUOMO DI MILANO visitor's terrace,great view to see closer the many cathedral spires and unforgettable view on the city and his surround.

17 March 2017

THE TWISTED

THE TWISTED  in the restored area of the city called CITYLIFE under costruction.Designed by ZAHA HADID,185m(607ft) with 44 floors is another useless architecture for every urban cityscape.It will be ended for the 2017.

13 March 2017

RAI

Italy national public broadcasting company ( RAI ).Began a regular television service on 3 January 1954,broadcasted from Milan headquarter.

09 March 2017

GALLERIA VITTORIO MANUELE II

The GALLERIA VTTORIO EMANUELE II (1865-1877).Built to covering the streets connecting two city landmarks,Piazza Duomo and Piazza della Scala.Named in Honor of the first king of the Kingdom of Italy Victor Emmanuel II.

06 March 2017

FILARETE TOWER

The Sforzesco castle (1360-1499) entrance main tower called FILARETE TOWER from the name of the architect.In the center you can see the symbol of the city the Visconteo Big Snake.