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“glass roof”(121 reviews)
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For sheer belle époque splendor, this extravagant 19th-century glass-topped, barrel-vaulted tunnel serves as a lively, noisy and colorful shopping mall, teeming with life and inviting you to people-watching from the tables that spill from the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza del Duomo, 20123 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 02 7740 4343
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All high end shops should be in a shopping area this beautiful! Really amazing shopping area...worthy of seeing.

Thank barby-leo
Reviewed yesterday

This is an interesting gallery, especially from an architectural perspective the frescoes and other adornments towards the top of the builduing are just beautiful. There are some interesting shops there also, and do not forget to have a coffee / lunch at Motta some good...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing! The architecture is stunning. There are several high end designer stores however, I was able to find some moderately priced items in the local shops.

Thank Deeonthemove1
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are visiting here to shop bring all of your money! The prices in the designer shops is staggering. That aside come and have a good look round. Architecturally it is stunning and certainly somewhere to visit. If you don't want to spent too...More

Thank d0ngi0rgi0m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A stunning building full of beautiful shops at the very high end. Need a very flexible friend to spend money here but worth a look if no intention of a purchase!!

Thank T5507OOpatrickn
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Stunning Arcade of shops etc, said to be the first of its kind in the world surronded on one side by the Plaza del Duomo/Milan Cathedral and on the other the Teatro Alla Scala, the world renowned Opera House. When in Milan one most...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's so beautiful, and luckily the place was renovated in 2017 to celebrate the shopping mall's 150 years so it looks brand new! As for the shopping, it's full of high end luxury brands, so not a place for a bargain but definitely worth window...More

Thank Jen_Overseas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not the most impressive thing I've seen in my travels but still lovely enough and worth taking a stroll through if you're in the neighborhood. High end brand names and pricey restaurants. Enjoyed a nice enough meal with my daughter there. Can't really expect cheap...More

Thank theswissmister
Reviewed 4 days ago

This of course is a must do in Milan. Loved the Marble and the cleanliness. Restaurants in the arcade expensive. We walked through turned right and came across several bistros. Had a great lunch plus Aperol Sprits for a more reasonable price.

Thank david c
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not really what I was expecting. Huge space with four 'spokes' tow of which connect the Duomo and the Opera. Expensive shopping, very expensive restaurants line both interior and nearby streets. Obviously it is a must visit in Milan, but no need to dwell here...More

Thank Albywon
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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square
is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds
to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high
quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch
expedition into a royal experience. Head to the
rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the
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12 October 2018|
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Response from Arefeh V | Reviewed this property |
Hi even though we had rented a car we took metro, parking was almost impossible and it was cheaper
12 October 2018|
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Response from buob2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Cannot help...We took a bus ! Cheers
12 March 2018|
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Response from Rita V | Reviewed this property |
We went on Monday and it was all open