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

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(1865-1877),the first king of Italy.Built to connect two other 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.

20 February 2017

SNOW STOP


A sporadic SNOWSTORM night from the TRAMWAY STOP along the avenue.Snow fall from december,the 7th,2012.


16 February 2017

PALAZZO LOMBARDIA

  A cloudy day from PALAZZO LOMBARDIA-Lombardy Building-(2007-2010).Seat of the Governement of the region.By PEI COBB FREED & PARTNERS.


12 February 2017

SNOW CASTLE

A snow night capture from CASTELLO SFORZESCO (1360-1499).Snowstorm from 20th,february,2012.

09 February 2017

03 February 2017

THE FORTRESS

The city fortress SFORZA CASTLE (1360-1499) main tower called Filarete Tower from the name of the architect designed it.

30 January 2017

BICOCCA

New block in the city called BICOCCA now with the university campus,oce upon a time PIRELLI TYRES plant.

26 January 2017

09 January 2017

SAN FEDELE

Just an upper view from SAN FEDELE CHURCH (1569-1579) home of the Jesuit in the city.Commisioned by CHARLES BORROMEO  and made by PELLEGRINO TIBALDI.

06 January 2017

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt 7

The last CHRISTMAS LIGHTS since next year.Today traditionally a feast day known as EPIPHANY is the last for this period started with CHRISTMAS,for the city began on december the 7th for SANT'AMBROGIO.