Milano Dintorni

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milano
25 Apr

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milano

It is par excellence “la Galleria” (the gallery), “il salotto di Milano” (the Salon of Milan). The structure (1865-1877) was built by the architect Giuseppe Mengoni, who, when the building was finished, there died. It has the shape of a cross with the arms crossing in an octagon of iron and glass; it is 196 m. long from the north to the south and 105,50 m. from the east to the west, it is 14,50 wide and 21 high, with a “peak” of 47 meters on the top of the central cupola. In the gallery there are plenty of restaurants, bar, coffee-shops, bookshops, clothes shops windows which draw citizens and tourists.

Address: Piazza del Duomo – Milano

Distance from Aparthotel dei Mercanti: 200 Meters