INGALLERIA/ WELCOME

InGalleria is a digital project that collects all the cultural and artistic heritage of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan

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DISCOVER THE RESTORATION PROCESS

The restoration work, spanning from March 2014 to April 2015, foresees the presence of an average of 12 restorers and approximately 35,000 hours of work. Gasparoli s.r.l. performs the restoration of the surfaces (plaster, stone elements, stucco, decorative concrete), while all the work related to the scaffolding, temporary works and site installations is performed by Impresa Percassi s.r.l.

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1859 - A LOTTERY FOR THE WORKS OF THE NEW PIAZZA DEL DUOMO

On December 5th 1859, a decree signed by King Vittorio Emanuele II authorized City Hall to issue 2 millions lottery tickets for 10 lira each, assigning the net proceeds to the initiative.

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GIUSEPPE MENGONI

On November 23rd Giuseppe Francesco Giulio Mengoni was born in Fontana (today Fontanelice)...

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DISCOVER THE INNOVATIVE SCAFFOLD.

The history of the Galleria is also the story of a great construction project. Little time and money, and great ambitions are dating back to 1865. It is very interesting to browse the numerous photos from the archive. One picture in particular stands out among the others, which is of the great multi-level mobile scaffolding in the center of the Octagon, which had been set up to construct the Dome...

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DECORATIONS

Having finally completed the delicate coverage phase of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in late May 1867, the London-based granting construction company...

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THE BULL, DISCOVER THE ORIGIN OF THE MYTH

The custom, founded as a mockery and insult to the rival city, says that brings luck to put your foot on the attributes of the bull and complete a full circle with eyes closed!

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DISCOVER
RECENT HISTORY
OF THE GALLERIA
OF MILAN

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Implementing the project

Listen to the men who made the restoration project possible

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Passion and know-how

Discover the knowledge and the passion that made the restoration possible

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The Galleria and its history

The professor Selvafolta, History of Architecture teacher at Polytechnic University of Milan, narrates the history and the mysteries of the Galleria.

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The Galleria: where public and private meet

Maria Carmela Rozza, Councillor for Public Works of the Municipality of Milan, looks back on the Galleria as a meeting point of all Milanese.

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