Milan

“ Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milan, Italy Architect: Giuseppe Mengoni Via Wikipedia: The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the world’s oldest shopping malls.

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Street cars here are free: "There's technically a fair but in typical italian fashion - not unlike speed limits - everyone considers it a mild suggestion"

Arco della Pace. Milano, ITALY

Arco della Pace//Porta Sempione ("Sempione Gate") is a city gate of Milan, Italy. The name "Porta Sempione" is . The gate is marked by a landmark triumphal arch called Arco della Pace ("Arch of Peace"), dating back to the century, although its origins

Milan Cathedral. Near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols, installed in 1768 by astronomers from the Accademia di Brera, placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall. On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian. Meridian of the Duomo, astronomical reference until 1884, when it was replaced by Greenwich.

Milan, zodiac sundial, 1768 ~ astronomers from Accademia di Brera. Summer solstice, ray strikes tongue of bronze set in the floor; winter solstice, stretches out to meridian.

vecchia Milano, el tumbun de san marc

Water in Milan? Why is there a canal system inside the city? Claudia explains the origin of the Navigli district

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