"Architecture is a Crystal": Milan and its new skyline

3 hr

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Stazione Centrale, Stazione Centrale, Milan, Lombardy

The main railway station of Milan, in its current appearance, was initially designed in 1912 by Ulisse Stacchini and completed in 1931, after a long stop due to World War I.
It features a massive entrance pavilion, characterized by a blend of Liberty, neoclassicism and eclecticism; through this, the passengers can access to the platforms, covered by an...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Stazione Centrale, Stazione Centrale, Milan, Lombardy

The main railway station of Milan, in its current appearance, was initially designed in 1912 by Ulisse Stacchini and completed in 1931, after a long stop due to World War I.
It features a massive entrance pavilion, characterized by a blend of Liberty, neoclassicism and eclecticism; through this, the passengers can access to the platforms, covered by an impressive iron and glass structure, 341 metres long, reaching a height of 33 metres in its central span.

Pass By: Grattacielo Pirelli, Piazza Duca d'Aosta 1, 20124 Milan Italy

This amazingly elegant skyscraper was designed by the Italian architect Giò Ponti and built between 1956 and 1961. With a rooftop height of 127 metres, it held the record for the tallest European building until 1966, while it was unsurpassed in Milan until the construction of nearby Palazzo Lombardia. The extremely tight proportion between transversal width and height involved a sophisticated calculation of structures, managed by the genius engineer Pier Luigi Nervi. With its distinguishing silhouette, the tower is still one of the symbols of Milan.

Pass By: Palazzo Lombardia, Via Melchiorre Gioia, 20124 Milan Italy

Built between 2007 and 2010, this articulated complex includes a 161 metres tall skyscraper and, at the ground floor, the largest covers square in the world. This square features a kindergarten, an auditorium, a post office, several restaurants and coffee bars. Besides, it often hosts happenings and events

Pass By: Bosco Verticale, Via Federico Confalonieri, 20124 Milan Italy

Designed by the Italian architects of Studio Boeri and built between 2009 and 2014, this building stands as the manifesto a of a sustainable, innovative metropolitan architecture.
Its elevations, on all sides, feature more than 2.000 arboreal varieties, instead of the widely used curtain walls that characterize such buildings.
Between 2014 and 2015, the Vertical Forest has been awarded as "Best Skyscraper in the world" and "Best architecture worldwide 2015", also entering the top 50 ranking of the most iconic tall buildings of all times.

Pass By: Piazza Gae Aulenti Zona Garibaldi, 20124 Milan Italy

This circular, 100 metres-wide elevated square is the heart of the massive redesign of the whole area of "Porta Nuova". It lays at the feet of Unicredit Tower, built between 2009 and 2012, being the tallest skyscraper in Italy with its overall height of 218 metres (including the spire).

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Important Details

Included
  • Qualified private guide
  • Lunch - Full lunch, based on a respectfully revisited Milanese cuisine
Not Included
  • Breakfast
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Piazza Duca d'Aosta, 3, 20124 Milano MI, Italy
Return Details
Ratanà, Via Gaetano de Castillia, 28, 20124 Milano MI, Italy
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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