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Old July 21st, 2012, 10:41 PM   #381
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Thanks Tommolo for S. Luca's pictures!
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Old July 21st, 2012, 11:54 PM   #382
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You're very welcome! Thank you for commenting!

Here you are some AMAZING picture by SSC user Leo - Zd ! Thank for thos incredible pictures!

Milan Cathedral, the Duomo:































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Old July 22nd, 2012, 04:46 PM   #383
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San Cristoforo church:

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Old July 22nd, 2012, 11:17 PM   #384
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Milans cathedral is absolutely gorgeous. The details are just superb. It's my favorite cathedral in the world along with St Mark's Basilica in Venice.
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Old July 22nd, 2012, 11:21 PM   #385
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wow! Now that's a compliment! St. Mark basilica is one of the really few most influencial masterpiece of art and architecture ever! thank you so much, when I saw those magnificent image of Leonard Kvarantan, a great artist of photography, I immediately published them!
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Old July 24th, 2012, 03:01 PM   #386
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thank you for collecting all these intresting images tommolo!
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Old July 25th, 2012, 01:30 AM   #387
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Thank you Carlo!

Statues of the Milan Cathedral, and modern skyscrapers in the backyards:

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Old July 25th, 2012, 03:15 PM   #388
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Cimitero Monumentale, picture by Albert Kanner:

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Old July 26th, 2012, 05:47 PM   #389
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San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore in a picture by Pino Maiuli:

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Old July 30th, 2012, 08:46 PM   #390
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San Pietro in Gessate church:

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Old July 30th, 2012, 08:52 PM   #391
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Under the Duomo cathedral, San Giovanni ad Fontem baptistry, IV century, paleochristian archeological site of roman age



not many cities have underground parkings in the city center with roman archeological remains... this one is in Piazza Meda:

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San Raffaele church:

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Old July 31st, 2012, 05:23 PM   #393
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Bonino da Campione's Bernabò Visconti tomb statue, a world-class masterpiece, XIV century. Once it was in San Giovanni in Conca church, now you can see it in the Museums of the Castle:

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Old August 2nd, 2012, 01:34 PM   #394
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A pretty sinthetic yet complete guide to the city of Milan, ideal for two or three day off:

http://www.turismo.milano.it/html/GU..._the_city.html
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a short video about Sant'Ambrogio basilica's external quadriportico, a sort of a roman and romanesque age open air museum.
The basilica is a must see and a world-class true gem of romanesque architecture:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=becYH...ature=youtu.be
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Ancient paleochristian crypt of San Vincenzo in Prato church:

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Thanks, Tommolo! Excellent collection!
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thank you so much!

San Nicolao church, near where I studied at the university:

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ok this one isn't a church but it is so beautiful I have to post, it is the Biblioteca di Belle arti, in the Palazzo di Brera, near the world renown Brera Art Museum, where you can find lots of iconic paintings from Raffaello (raphael), caravaggio, titian, mantegna, bramante, Bellini, hayez and so on, it is definitely a museum that worth the visit.

This is the Library:

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I continue the off topic for some more images of Milan from above, where you can see the very regular circle-shape structure of the urban fabric of Milan, a main feature of the city:









as you see, the lack of huge rivers and mountains or sea or lakes led to the creation of a very circular village, town and nowadays a circular city...there are many round street defining the cities, called "cerchie", each one enclosing portions of the city dating back from different historical periods...

images taken by SSC Italia user Santa_
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