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Corso Venezia, c.1745

Corso Venezia is one of the Italian city of Milan's most exclusive and elegant streets, being part of the city's upscale "Quadrilatero della moda" shopping district, along with Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Sant'Andrea and Via Manzoni. It also boasts a great collection of Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Neo-classical palaces, parks and gardens.[1]

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Shops

Corso Venezia today
Corso Venezia by night
Diesel in Corso Venezia
An eclectic palace in Corso Venezia.

See also

Palaces, Gardens and Parks

The Art Nouveau Palazzo Castiglioni along the street.
The Villa Reale in the Giardini Pubblici.

The street contains several important (notably Baroque and Neoclassical, but also Medieval and Renaissance), such as the Palazzo Serbelloni and the Villa Reale, found in the landscaped Giardini Pubblici of the street. In the Giardini Pubblici there is also the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, which was founded in 1838 when Giuseppe de Cristoforis (1803–1837) donated his collections to the city. Its first director was Giorgio Jan (1791–1866).

References

  1. ^ http://milano.blogosfere.it/2008/02/vie-e-palazzi-di-milano-seconda-puntata-corso-venezia.html


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