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The calm of Milano after the rain

Photographer: Iacopo I.
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Duomo di milano

Duomo di milano

The Cathedral of Milan (in Italian “Duomo di Milano“) is located in the central square of the Milan city called Piazza del duomo. This great exalple of Gothic architecture took five centuries to complete and is one of largest churces in Europe.
The works for the building of the actual structure have been started in the 1386 and during the years some of the most important Architects of Milan have added his contribute to the aesthetic and realization. The importance of this building is well represented in its dimension:

  • Length: 157 metres (515 ft)
  • Width: 92 metres (302 ft)
  • Width (nave): 16.75 metres (55 ft)
  • Height (max): 45 metres (148 ft)
  • Dome height (outer): 65.5 metres (215 ft)
  • Spire height: 108.5 metres (349 ft)

The Madonnina tha is now one of the symbols of city has been added on the top of the building in 1762 reaching the dizzying height of 108.5 m. The façade has been finished only fifty years later by direct order of Napoleon, about to be crowned King of Italy. The last details of the cathedral were finished only in the 20th century: the last gate was inaugurated on January 6, 1965.


OTHER RANDOM GALLERIES
Travel mates – Lights and shadows
Travel mates – Lights and shadows
Photographer: Iacopo I.

The travel mates are like your footsteps’ shadows on the road across the world. They are with you everywhere, they must be, sometimes they are behind you, invisible. Sometimes they are in front of you more real than anything else.

To be followed by the snow, on air!
To be followed by the snow, on air!
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Not only ski slopes, every year a lot of young are attracted by freestyle, snowboard, skiboard and carving, new techniques for enjoying the mountain and really have a lot of fun.

Palio dei Ciui 2010 – Santa Maria a Monte (Pisa)
Palio dei Ciui 2010 – Santa Maria a Monte (Pisa)
Photographer: Iacopo I.

The 11th edition of the “Palio dei ciui” has been raced the 2nd of June 2010 in Santa Maria a Monte a town in the  countyside of Pisa in the heart of Tuscany. Since 1999 this fantastic donkey-race has been organized at the beginning of June as an happy ending of a popular fest of one week full of entertainment events withBrowse the photo gallery…



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