Route 3 – Milano Risorgimentale

San Babila Square

San Babila Square, located in the historic center of Milan and connected to the Piazza del Duomo, has long been regarded as the favorite meeting place of the Milanese middle class and today is a meeting place, a few steps from the streets of luxury shopping, such as via Montenapoleone and Corso Matteotti.

Palazzo Belgioioso

Palazzo Belgioioso inspired to the the Royal Palace of Luigi Vanvitelli in Caserta, is characterized by elegance, rigor and clean shapes and was designed by architect Piermarini (La Scala).

Palazzo Borromeo d’Adda

The building, already existed in the eighteenth century, was rebuilt in neoclassical style in 1820 by order of the Marquis Febo d'Adda, known patron of the arts of that time.

Casa degli Omenoni

It is a historic palace of Milan. It was designed in 1565 by sculptor Leone Leoni for himself; he both lived and worked there. It owes its name to the eight atlantes decorating its facade, termed "omenoni" ("big men" in Milan slang).

House of Alessandro Manzoni

Unlike other romantic artists, Manzoni - one of the most important Italian and European writers of all time - led a secluded life, free from actions or spectacular statements .

Museum Poldi Pezzoli

It is one of the most important museum-houses in Europe, an example of the taste of one of the finest art collections in the nineteenth century.

Monte di Pietà

The building Monte di Pietà is a fifteenth-century building in Milan , readjusted in neoclassical style in the '700 by Giuseppe Piermarini (La Scala).

Via Brera

The name is derived from "braida" (Milan slang): wasteland, kitchen garden. The artists that since the nineteenth century gravitated to the Academy of Fine Arts have transformed the neighborhood into one of the most characteristic of Milan, both for the presence of the building of the Pinacoteca di Brera and some historical and typical locals that overlook this road .