Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover

Noble Milanese palazzi with facades of extraordinary beauty, the realms of influential families, can be admired throughout the stages of this itinerary which starts off from the extremely central location of Palazzo dei Giureconsulti, in Piazza Mercanti, and then continues to Palazzo Clerici, which boasts a fresco by Tiepolo, and then Palazzo Marino, the Milan municipal hall in Piazza della Scala. The latter is the only building in the city to border on four different streets and to be placed in four different architectural contexts.

Casa Omenoni with its impressive sculptures is close by and, in Piazza Belgioioso, stands the eponymous neoclassical Milanese palazzo.

Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi in Via Santo Spirito is a fine example of a nineteenth-century palazzo inspired by the stately style of the early Renaissance and is now the premises of the eponymous house-museum. Then follows an overview of architectural styles: the seventeenth-century Palazzo del Senato in Via Senato, the neoclassical Palazzo Serbelloni in Corso Venezia and the first Art Nouveau building in Milan, Palazzo Castiglioni. The itinerary ends in Via Vivaio at the Palazzo Isimbardi, headquarters of the Province of Milan.

Palazzo dei Giureconsulti

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Palazzo Giureconsulti, one of the most ancient buildings in the city and seat of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, is remarkable for its decorative fa├žade and impressive scale.

Palazzo Marino

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Designed by the architect Galeazzo Alessi, Palazzo Marino has been home to the Civic Administration since September 9th 1861. In the Sala del Consiglio, visitors can attend the public forum of the city parliament meetings.

Casa degli Omenoni

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Casa degli Omenoni is a late-Renaissance mansion, built between 1562 and 1566 as the residence of the Milanese sculptor Leone Leoni.

Palazzo Belgioioso

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Palazzo Belgioioso, one of the main examples of neoclassical architecture in Milan, was completed in 1781 by the architect Giuseppe Piermarini who gave the palazzo an imposing and solemn style.

Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
The neo-Renaissance Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi is home to the eponymous House-Museum which displays paintings and artefacts from the fifteenth and sixteenth century that belong to one of the city’s major art collections. .

Palazzo del Senato

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Premises of the State Archives of Milan in the second half of the nineteenth century, the Palazzo del Senato conserves an important collection of documents which bear witness to historical events of the city from the Lombardic period to today.

Palazzo Serbelloni

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Palazzo Serbelloni was created as the official residence for an important noble Milanese family and is one of the leading examples of neoclassicism in Milan. Napoleon resided within during his time in the city.

Palazzo Castiglioni

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Palazzo Castiglioni was the first Art Nouveau building constructed in the city. Completed in 1903, it is now the seat of the Unione Commercianti di Milano.

Palazzo Isimbardi

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Construction started in the 1400s and Palazzo Isimbardi became the property of the Isimbardi family in 1775. It is currently the headquarters of the Province of Milan.

Palazzo Clerici

Historical Buildings of Milan you need to discover
Palazzo Clerici, which stands in the heart of old Milan, reached its peak of splendour between the 1830s and 1860s, when Giambattista Tiepolo frescoed the ceiling of the main gallery. It currently houses the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (Institute for International Political Studies - ISPI).

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