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Palazzo della Ragione (o Broletto Nuovo), Milan

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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The Palazzo della Ragione is a historic building of Milan, Italy, located in Piazza Mercanti, facing the Loggia degli Osii. It was built in 13th century and originally served as a broletto as well as a judicial seat. As it was the second broletto to be built in Milan, it is also known as the Broletto Nuovo .The palace is decorated with a relief representing Oldrado da Tresseno, and the bas relief of the scrofa semilanuta, which has been object of much controversy among scholars of the foundation and origins of Milan.HistoryThe building was constructed between 1228 and 1233 for podestà Oldrado da Tresseno. It maintained a central role in the administrative and public life of Milan until the late 18th century. In 1773, under Empress Maria Theresa, it was restored and enlarged, to serve as legal archives. The structural changes were designed by architect Francesco Croce, who added a new upper floor with large round windows and restyled the whole building based on Neoclassic canons. Other major modifications of the buildings were done in 1854 by architect Enrico Terzaghi; these included glass panes that closed the ground floor ambulatory, which was reopened between 1905 and 1907.
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  • Often, in recent years, now I've got to go to see exhibitions at the Palazzo della Ragione. I think it's really the perfect location, which lends itself beautifully to photo exhibitions! The last show I went to see fashion photographer is Giovanni Gastel. This show really deserves to be seen!
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  • The Palazzo Della Ragione, is situated in Milan, in Via Mercanti, right opposite the Loggia Degli Osii. Historic building with frescos and coats of arms of the principal magistrates of the eighteenth century. Often, very important exhibitions of art and photography.
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  • Giovanni Gastel the Palace of Milan's Reasons. In one of the articles in the catalogue was cited as the sexiest fashion photographer. It is certainly true, but it is also true that her photo sets are among the most lyrics that I personally have ever seen. The lyrics because there is simply a product well exploited and exposed, but the lyrics because there is a story that evolves from picture to picture, there is a suspension of moments that dilates time and space, we find echoes of authors King of periods such as not recognizing the light suspended by Hopper or WASP interiors of the years ' 60 seen in Mad Men? And what's more suspended in jumping from the pier to the ferry in the series on Filicudi? Or more more recognizable parts of the female body to a famous underwear, plasticity and elegance never an end in itself, details that evoke a body in its entirety. A race in the work of ani Gastel and his life, with personal memories, its equipment, original magazines with his works, its techniques, advanced with him and with the weather and all skillfully mastered. A beautiful view, for who loves photography, for those who love the aesthetics and beauty, for those who love history and its evolution. Personally I would do one complaint: it lacks a descriptive part to enter further into the depths of character.
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  • Very nice square in the city center! Just be careful in the very early hours of the day cause you may run into bad intentioned guy but generally is very nice and good controlled!
  • Very interesting photo exhibitions all year round. Very interesting environment in an old mediaeval building with frescos. The book shop at the entrance is small but responds to all demands.
  • SCROFA LANUTA, THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME MILANO Which is the symbol of Milan? A sow half covered with wool. Mostly people overlook and brush aside but you can find the basrelief between the second and third arches of the portico. A tribute to the origin of the name "Milano", from the Latin "Medio-Lanum" i.e. "half woolen".
  • Nice spot!
  • Definitely one of the oldest palaces of Milan, hosted the Barbarossa then what to say more? In the courtyard the House of the father of the nun of Monza Palace of the betrothed, to see if you go to Milan!
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