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

18 August 2017

11 August 2017

MULTIPLE VIEW

A multiple exposure capture from PIAZZA GAE AULENTI in PORTA NUOVA DISTRCIT with view on UNICREDIT PAVILION,ARIA,SOLEA and SOLARIA TOWER(highest residential unit in the country) and the iconic TECHNICAL CITY SERVICE TOWER from 1966 on the left.

08 August 2017

EXPOGATE

Just a remember from 2015 the temporary architecture of EXPOGATE,the official city gateway to EXPO 2015.

02 August 2017

PIAZZA CASTELLO

One of my favourite subject to shot PIAZZA CASTELLO at night.Seems i can't deny Milan at night is wonderful.

28 July 2017

10 CORSO COMO

Talking about 10 CORSO COMO is talking about big book shop,events,exhibitions,cafe restaurant and son on,a place to visit for who's in the city you can't miss.

25 July 2017

MERE UBU

A sculputure titled MERE UBU (1975) by the spanish master of Surrealism JOAN MIRO  donated to the city who love.

22 July 2017

GALLERY DETAILS

One more details from GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II (1865-1877) dedicated to the first king of the Kingdom of Italy.

18 July 2017

MAIN TOWER

One from the SFORZA CASTLE (1360-1499) main tower and entrance at night.By ARCHISTAR Antonio Di Pietro Averlino or Averulino called the FILARETE (Florence 1400ca-Rome 1469).The tower was destroyed in 16th century and rebuilt at the beginning of 1900 by architect LUCA BELTRAMI (Milan 1854-Rome 1933).

15 July 2017

900 MUSEUM

The MUSEO DEL 900,museum of twentieh century while overflyng the city.Housed in a Fascisct era complex of PALAZZO DELL'ARENGARIO (1936-1956).Including wotks by KANDINSKY,PICASSO,KLEE,THE FUTURISTS,LICHTESTEIN,WARHOL,DE CHIRICO,FONTANA is a must see for who's in the city.

07 July 2017

WEDDING CAKE

One of my favourite subject and picture to take in the city.The fountain known as WEDDING CAKE (1936 called in local language Funtana di Spus).Built by local electric company (A.E.M.) for BENITO MUSSOLINI visit in the city to meet the ETHIOPIA's veterans.

04 July 2017

GALFA TOWER

Time to be restored for GALFA TOWER (1956-1959).The name Galfa derived from the names of the two streets where the tower has his facades,Luigi GALvani and Gustavo FAra.

02 July 2017

DUOMO DETAILS

Details from the DUOMO DI MILANO (1386-1932) facade over the main window.Latin written Mariae Nascenti because the cathedral church is dedicated to St. Mary of the Nativity.

22 June 2017

18 June 2017

MFW

#MFW the official hastag of MILAN FASHION WEEK one of the big four fashions' capitals together with Paris,London and New York.

16 June 2017

GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II

One of the many city landmarks named VICTOR EMANUEL II gallery(1865-1877),the first king of Italy.Built to connect two city landmarks PIAZZA DEL DUOMO  to PIAZZA DELLA SCALA.By archistar GIUSEPPE MENGONI (1829-1877),died falling down the roof of the gallery.Is a four story double arcade and one of the oldest world's shopping mall worldwide.   

05 June 2017

MILAN METRO

The MILAN METRO.The first line was opened in 1964,is the first system in the nation for number of stations,passengers and lenght,there are four line active and one under construction.

01 June 2017

DECORATIONS

Details from the DUOMO DI MILANO (1386-1932)decorations from the external facade.

27 May 2017

24 May 2017

SAN BABILA

The church  of SAN BABILA form the 11 century.Considered one of the main historical church of the city is located in one of the main city centre square take the same name of the church.The church is dedicated to SAINT BABYLAS OF ANTIOCH .

20 May 2017

BRERA

Inside BRERA public academy of fine arts (est. 1776) by Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina sovereign of Austria,Hungary,Croatia,Bohemia,Transylvania,Mantua,Milan,Lodomeria & Galicia,Austrian Netherlands & Parma.A landmark of worldwide masters painters collection known everywhere inside you can forget to visit if you're in the city.

12 May 2017

PALAZZO DEI GIUROCONSULTI

A pre-existing bell tower to announce public executions and other events it was converted in a CLOCK TOWER.THE PALAZZO DEI GIUEROCONSULTI construction began in 1562 replaced an older one from the 13th century deolished.

04 May 2017

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.