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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.


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Birds of the Massaciuccoli lake
Birds of the Massaciuccoli lake
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Wildlife and Nature photography of wild birds in the Massaciuccoli Lake, from Torre del Lago Puccini, Viareggio, Tuscany

Cats of the horse school
Cats of the horse school
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Cats are a fundamental presence for the ecosystem of an countryside horse school, hunting small rodents and resting when the work is completely done.

New York Architecture
New York Architecture
Photographer: Iacopo I.

In New York there are two skies, the first one is the same you can see everywhere, the second is the image reflected on the crystal surface of the buildings. Sometimes is difficult to decide witch one (here and only here) is the real one.



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