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17 Via Roma Monza Lombardia 20900 IT

The Arengario or Town Hall (13th cent.) is supported by stone pillars. The upper part has two- and three-lighted windows and small hanging arches. A balcony (called “parlera”) from where announcements were read juts out on one side. The Duomo or Basilica di San Giovanni Battista was founlow, carinated 15th cent, ceiling, a 15th or 16th cent, wooden statue of San Bernardino, a huge polyptych by Bartolomeo Vivarini (re-corded 1450-1499) and a wooden pulpit dated 1611.

The Collegiata della Maddalena, a large Baroque building, contains a fine marble statue by Antonello Gagini (1478-1536) of the Ma-donna and Child, a late-16th cent. Gagini-school statue of the Madonna della Candelora, a painting of St. Francis Xavier, attributed to the Spanish artist, Francesco Palomino Lopez (lived in the 18th cent.), and an impor-tant painting of the Coronation of the Virgin, Saints Jerome and Nicholas of Bari, by Antonio Sarnelli (active 1742-1793).

In the church of San Pietro are statues of St. Lucy and St. Catherine by Pietro Bernini (1562-1629), and a picture of the Madonna worshipped by Saints Blaise, Anne and Francis (1666), by Giovanni Battista Colimodio.

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Ancient church and minor monastery. Only vestiges cab be seen today of how it must have looked when it was built around the 10th century or before Recent restoration work brough...
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– A pre – cinema collection of magic lanterns, daguerrotypes and phenachistoscopi (invented in 1828 – special disks to spin giving an optical illusion), origin...
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(Town of Carate Brianza, province of Milan). The Basilica di San Pietro is one of the prime examples of Romanesque architecture in Lombardy. Dating from the 9th or 10th cent., i...
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13.17 km
An iron fence rails off the external square from the internal one, closed in by the building which flow into one another to the centre of the building built as a sepuchral shrin...
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13.63 km
Over one million insects, twenty-four thousand birds, seventeen thousand minerals, one hundred thousand fossils and a large specialized library: this is only part of what can be...
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Here is another example, like Palazzo Serbelloni, of the grandiose Neoclassical style of architecture that was in vogue during the Napoleonic Era. It is the work of the early 18...
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This building is commonly called the ’’Royal Villa” but it was built by the Viennese architecht Leopold Poliak in 1790 as the home of Count Lodovico Barbiano di Belgioioso...
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13.81 km
Styles called “floreale” and “Liberty” were fashionable at the beginning of 20th century. They were typified by heavy ornamentation of figures, columns, ...
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Fabio Mangone, the master builder of the Duomo and favorite arch tect of Cardinal Federico Borromeo began to construct this austere edifice in 1620. It was intended to house the...
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14.05 km
The church was constructed about 1254 on the site of one already in existence dedicated to St. Mark. It was built to show the Venetians Milan’s appreciation for having reb...
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This large and majestic building was enlarged in the Neoclassical style by Simone Cantoni at the end of the 18th century. The façade has three orders, or rows, of windows that h...
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14.12 km
(National Revival) – (23 Via Borgonuovo tel. 803.539) – Exhibits dating from the mid-18th century to 1914 in which there was a national revival and struggle to unite...
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The oldest part, named after a family that owned it, was built in the 15th century. However, it has been considerably altered during the course of the centuries that have follow...
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This Basilica was one of the first churches to be constructed in Milan-Sant’Ambrogio was responsible for initiating the plans to build it (4th cent.) but it was completed ...
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14.22 km
This linear and unadorned façade makes it a typical example of 15th century Milanese architecture. There is a wrought iron balcony on the exterior above the main door which is d...
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14.22 km
The name Brera come from the place where the “Umiliati” (an order of religious men and laymen) built their house within the city walls in about 1170. In the 13th century t...
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14.25 km
Illustrations and paintings recall the historical events of the city from the 17th to the early years of the 20th century. ...
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The correct name would be Palazzo Morando Attendolo Bolognim. It now contains a municipal museum collection. The Barocchetto style facade has been partly remodeled. The staircas...
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At No. 11 Corso Venezia we can see the building which was once the “Seminario Maggiore” founded by St. Carlo in 1561, this buildings built on the site of the ancient “Umil...
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The basilica ol San Babila, now squashed in by modern buildings, was, perhaps, built at the end of the Xlth century on the site of another, but older, church founded by St. Lore...
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