The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a covered double arcade formed of two glass-vaulted arcades at right angles intersecting in an octagon; it is prominently sited on the northern side of the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, and connects to the Piazza della Scala. Named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of united Italy, it was originally designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877.
Santa Maria delle Grazie The Duke of Milan Francesco Sforza ordered to build a Dominican convent in the place where a small chapel was. The main architect was Guiniforte Solari, the convent was completed by 1469. The new duke Ludovico Sforza decided to have the church as the Sforza family burial place and rebuild the cloyster and the apse in 1490. The convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie contains one of the key images of western civilization: the Cenacolo "Last Supper" by Leonardo da…
The Arch of Peace (Arco della Pace), Milan, Lombardy, Italy. The Arch of Peace was erected in 1807 by Napoleon in Neoclassical style, but its origins can be traced back to a gate of the Roman walls of Milan.
Santa Maria dell Grazie - Milano
Lisbon, #Portugal Strolling down the lanes of the city, surprises everywhere.
Carabinieri - Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, province of Milan, Lombardy region Italy>>> Great image from my friend Ken Kaminesky!