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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Piazza del Duomo, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7740 4343
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Shopping Experience: Vittorio Emanuele Gallery in Milan
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For sheer belle époque splendor, this extravagant 19th-century glass-topped, barrel-vaulted tunnel serves as a lively, noisy and colorful shopping mall, teeming with life and inviting you to people-watching from the tables that spill from the Galleria's many bars and restaurants.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shopping mall” (318 reviews)
“designer shops” (165 reviews)
“good luck” (263 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza del Duomo, 20123 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Lovely to see but the stores are expensive. Everything from Gucci to Tod's to Prada- you name it, it's there. Happy shopping!

Thank Deb H
Reviewed October 12, 2016

There's no point in coming here unless you love shopping or in the neighborhood to see the duomo or somethng.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Nice place to hang out in because it is aesthetically pleasing, but not really the best place for shopping in the city.

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Stunning architecture and paintings all around this classic shopping center just right next to Milan Cathedral (Duomo Milano). Make sure to bring your camera and take photos! Lots of luxury shopping and restaurants to dine in. You don't have to plan to go shopping, just...More

Thank ajhwk
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I'm not exactly the kind of person who has the money to buy shoes from prada so I can't comment on the actual shopping side of this - however, the building is stunning. The archway into the building is stunning. All of it is beautiful,...More

Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed October 12, 2016

It was very exciting to see all these sites. The local specialist that took us around was very informative.

Thank Dianne E
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This architectural marvel was the world's first indoor shopping mall. It is very beautiful today. It houses very high end shops in Milan's shopping district. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Although the place is packed with tourists and locals alike, this place is certainly a spot to check out during your visit to Milan. It is very impressive and the architecture beautiful.

Thank MeeowMix
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Great for a wander round window shopping at all the posh shops. It's so ornate. A must-see when in Milan

1  Thank harteja
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Gleaming with restaurants and high-end shops, a great walking area. A team of "haute couture" police man and woman walking their beat.

Thank Marietta S
Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square
is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds
to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high
quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch
expedition into a royal experience. Head to the
rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the
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December 12, 2017|
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Response from gtrkitek2017 | Reviewed this property |
Being a holiday in Italy, I believed that the shops are closed. Same is true on Sundays in most parts of Europe. The mall is open to the public since it is like a cross road enclosed by skylighted roof but the shops maybe... More
Hila C
December 1, 2017|
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Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
As most have mentioned some close at lunchtime, but they are open until around 8pm
November 7, 2017|
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Response from FinTraveller85 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy ticket.