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Palazzo Marino

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Piazza della Scala 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This marvelous building is quite easy to find since it's located at Piazza della Scala, just across famous Opera house. Apparently nowdays it contains City Council, so not sure about possibility of visiting it. Still, great architecture.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This beautiful palace was designed by Galeazzo Alessi and built in the 16th century for a wealthy Genoese trader Tomasso Marino. Since the 19th century the palace is used as a City Hall and its notable Sala Alessi is usually the reception hall for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This palazzo has been Milan's city hall since 1861. Now, apart of its architectural value, there is an art centre, where different exhibitions take place.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This art container opens its doors every year to host an impressive piece for free. I have been going here for years, but now it looks as if people eventually realised the weight of these events and it's getting more and more popular. The installations...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank pmcarlo
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Every year before Christmas, the city mayor of Milan "offers" one special piece of art to be admired at this magnificent Palazzo Marino ... I have to say this is a great thing the city has ... see, they have amazingly well-trained tour guides who...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

This mid 16th century palace is located in Scala square, and unfortunately, it has not aged gracefully. The city of Milan should really make some effort to make it look a tad more presentable, being the current town hall.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Part of a tour at the Duomo. Nice building with art in the ceiling. There is a tour for historic period of Italy. For the lovers of historic Italy. See Pictures

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank hashemTab
Reviewed 1 January 2016

this is the official, representative site of Milano’s city administration; while most of the departments and the interfaces with citizens are kept elsewhere, this is the building where the city council meets and the mayor holds office and receives visitors. As such the building is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank gpcd
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The architect Tommaso Alessi designed this Palazzo in the 16th c. for Tommaso Marino, banker. It serves now as the city hall with its imposing, but rather sober façade that shares the onlookers' attention with the 18th c. façade of La Scala theatre. They are...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank opossumd
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The birth of Christ, the only exhibit of the palace, free entry with Italian guide and video with English subtitles. The beauty of the roof was unexpected.

Date of experience: December 2015
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