Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II: Milan’s living room

May 24, 2023 237

BY: Marco Fogliazza

Among the most famous places in Milan, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is among the most iconic. This in fact can be considered as the first shopping center in the world and since its birth is an important meeting place for Milanese citizens. We discover the history of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan and we also know the main curiosities about it. 

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is known as the “living room” of Milan and is a covered pedestrian street that connects and Piazza della Scala, in the heart of the historic center of the capital of Lombardy. Here there are elegant bars, restaurants and shops that have made since its inception the Gallery the usual meeting place of the Milanese bourgeoisie.

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