We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Review Highlights

The skyline of Grattacielo Pirelli was a symbol of industry in Milan. Very thin looks like a "sole... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
Alessandro A
Rome, Italy
via mobile
headquartes of pirelli

It was the first building in Milan to surpass the height of the cathedral. iit was completed in... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
Miami, Florida
Read all 208 reviews
All photos (134)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Feb 20, 2018
“A symbol from the past”
Jan 12, 2018
“Just a skyscraper”
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Piazza Duca d'Aosta 1, 20124 Milan, Italy
Stazione Centrale
+39 02 6996 7001
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Milan
from $115.30
More Info
from $30.00
More Info
from $24.20
More Info
from $37.61
More Info
Reviews (208)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

This Pirelli tower used to be the tallest building in Milan some decades ago. It was the symbol of industrial power in Milan. Without this history nobody would talk about the building. Yes, you can see and it is good to make a note of...More

1  Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed January 12, 2018

You can see the Pirelli tower from the Milano Central Train Station it is not far away and it is very unimpressive. I would not go out of my way for a visit

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This was the first skyscraper of Milan, but nowdays it doesn't look like much compared to new and bigger ones. Still, because of the history and representation of might and industrial power of Milan and Lombardy, it's important.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

The skyline of Grattacielo Pirelli was a symbol of industry in Milan. Very thin looks like a "sole fish" standing in the sky of Milan. Is located at the right of the train station square and was for a period the headquarters of Lombardia region....More

Thank Alessandro A
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Although it's the very first built skyscraper in Italy, today it will probably not blow up your mind. Just have a look on it if you're near Milano Centrale train station.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed November 4, 2016

If you arrive to Milano by train you'll see it,for sure,as long it's placed not far to Milano Centrale train station.It will catch your eyes for a couple of minutes,but nothing more.It's not a out of common building.

1  Thank zuv
Reviewed July 23, 2016

It was the first building in Milan to surpass the height of the cathedral. iit was completed in 1959 as the headquarters of Pirelli.

1  Thank Albertomiami
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Seriously, what should be interesting about this tower? Even in Milano there are a couple of modern buildings that are much more worth to visit. Unless you are an architect, don't waste your time to come here.

Thank Annette_Bern
Reviewed December 6, 2015

This now obsolete skyscraper was for many years one of the landmarks of the city, also called "il Pirellone", was until a few years ago the tallest skyscraper in Milan and among the tallest in Italy. After the construction of the tower unicredit (most architecturally...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed September 10, 2015

I past this building 2-3-4 times every day as I went back and forth between the Hilton Hotel to Stazione Centrale. And each time I looked up at its sleek design. It is now a government office so can not enter, but its location across...More

Thank bob2bkk
View more reviews
Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the
future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings
stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower
cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that
define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the
Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous
building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where
the innovative materials and trees planted on the
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grattacielo Pirelli staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines