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Palazzo Marino, Milan

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Palazzo Marino is a 16th-century palace located in Piazza della Scala, in the centre of Milan, Italy. It has been Milan's city hall since 9 September 1861. It borders on Piazza San Fedele, Piazza della Scala, Via Case Rotte and Via Tommaso Marino.The palace was built for, and is named after, the Genoan trader and banker Tommaso Marino. It became a property of the State in 1781.HistoryThe palace was built from 1557 to 1563 for Tommaso Marino. It was designed by architect Galeazzo Alessi from Perugia. Its main facade was originally that facing Piazza San Fedele, as Piazza della Scala didn't yet exist; the corresponding area was occupied by buildings. The construction was occasionally slowed down by the opposition of the population, that had a very conservative attitude towards the architecture of the centre of Milan.Several sculptors from the Fabbrica del Duomo were involved in the decorations of Palazzo Marino. In the courtyard, sculptures were erected representing the Labours of Hercules and the Metamorphoses. The ceiling of the main hall (now known as "Salone dell'Alessi") had frescos and stuccos with the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche by Andrea Semini and Ottavio Semini.
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  • This building looks out on one of the main squares of Milan and in front of one of the most important theaters in the world: the scale. Beautiful outwardly, pretty nifty internally, is home not only to the City Council, but also of some temporary exhibitions.
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  • Just get out of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, opposite the Duomo, find it immediately to your right, surrounded by many beauties around him in Piazza della Scala, a 16th-century palace built for the architect Galeazzo Alessi, venue of the municipal administration, since 1861. Deserves.
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  • Seat of the City Council from the unification of Italy. Very nice the Alessi. Reminds me of a happy season and promising
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  • Da cinema d essai a over size multi sala
  • City council resides here, amazing architecture that worth a visit
  • Wonderful palace, home of the city council. One of the 4 best monuments of Milan, if you have the opportunity you must see the interior of the building.
  • Interesting place
  • Beautiful palace. It´s the home of the city council.

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