Photographer's Note

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan is a covered walkway (or mall) that connects Piazza Duomo and Piazza della Scala between them and with two streets (Via Silvio Pellico and Via Ugo Foscolo) with two short arms perpendicular to the main axis. It was designed by architect Giuseppe Mengoni and built in 1865 in an eclectic style, with grotesques, caryatids, pilasters and lunettes, typical of the second half of Milan. The statues that decorate it are the Milanese sculptor Pietro Magni.
In the gallery are numerous designer shops and brands, as well as famous cafes, restaurants, a luxury hotel and fast food. It is considered, with Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga, a luxurious shopping venues of the Milanese.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Raffaella Raffax (raffax7) (59)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-04-29
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-05-07 6:40
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