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.

Casa degli Omenoni

Via Degli Omenoni 3, 20121 Milan, Italy
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
16.th century palace

The eight "giants" are male sculptures. Leone Leoni made this house for himself and added this... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
545medva
,
Budapest, Hungary
Stunning

We stumbled upon this magnificent site by chance, while wandering around La Scala. Amazing looking... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Aleksandar S
,
Belgrade, Serbia
via mobile
Read all 100 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good62%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“leone” (4 reviews)
“saints” (3 reviews)
“extravagant” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Via Degli Omenoni 3, 20121 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
CONTACT
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Milan
from $117.80
More Info
from $24.70
More Info
from $30.60
More Info
from $38.42
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (100)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"leone"
in 4 reviews
"saints"
in 3 reviews
"extravagant"
in 3 reviews
"tribe"
in 2 reviews
"striking"
in 2 reviews
"sculptures"
in 2 reviews
"scala"
in 2 reviews
"architecture"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed November 12, 2017

The eight "giants" are male sculptures. Leone Leoni made this house for himself and added this caryatides to it. It is not far from La Scala in a side street.

Thank 545medva
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this magnificent site by chance, while wandering around La Scala. Amazing looking architecture, depicting giants who represent defeted nations/tribes. Very extravagant.

Thank Aleksandar S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The 16th century historic palace was designed by famous sculptor Leone Leoni for himself, as a home and working space. The most striking and recognizable feature of the house is eight male caryatids at its facade. They are known as Omenoni (or “big men” in...More

Thank Borzov
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The name means giants. They are the large high-relief representations of eight defeated barbarian tribes and were added to the façade of their home by a famous art collector and sculptor, Leone Leoni, and his son Pompeo, in the 16th c. A pretty unique sample...More

Thank opossumd
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This time around, we managed to take a better look at the wonderful statues that sort of hold the entire house on their backs. They are absolutely amazing, having survived the centuries, and they literally look as if they are taken from a movie set.

Thank TheShis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 4, 2015

The most striking element of this beautiful house are the 8 sculptures that seem to carry the entire house on their back. They are beautifully (and quite eerily) sculptured and date back to the mid 1560's. The house is open to the public and is...More

Thank TheShis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 20, 2014

I saw this as part of the free walking tours and because be could explain it all I found it very interesting. It's looks amazing but with out hearing about why the statues are made this way you don't fully appreciate it.

Thank Ceri S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 27, 2013

It's home to the most exclusive and prestigious gentlemens club of the city, and it is a splendid building. Who walks in here, you can bet on it, is important for the city of Milan

1  Thank pitmello
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 23, 2012

Home and studio of Leone Leoni, a troublesome artist of the 1500's. Now a private residence guarded by giant statues. Impressive.

Thank Maylinda
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 27, 2012

Outstanding & creative figurines add to the architecture. When I lived there, I went by often as the Aveda hair salon was right at that corner.

Thank MilanoExPat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 431 hotels in Milan
Sina De La Ville
547 reviews
.09 miles away
TH Street
72 reviews
.10 miles away
Palazzo Matteotti
1,333 reviews
.12 miles away
Sina The Gray
283 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
G.B. Bar
884 reviews
.08 miles away
Antica pizza fritta da zia Esterina Sorbillo
296 reviews
.08 miles away
Trattoria dei Magnani Al Cantinone
1,164 reviews
.08 miles away
Pasta B Jinghua
394 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Gallerie d’Italia
1,378 reviews
.08 miles away
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
997 reviews
.10 miles away
La Scala Opera
6,637 reviews
.11 miles away
Palazzo Marino
237 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Casa degli Omenoni staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;