Are you ready to enjoy a memorable panoramic view from the Rooftop of Galleria Milan ?
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the most important building in Milan and is also a symbol for the city, is also called indeed the “Galleria”.
The Galleria of Milan was designed in 1861 and built by the architect Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877 and it is considered the world’s oldest shopping malls.
Giuseppe Mengoni, unfortunately, didn’t see the magnificence of the Galleria because he died before the end of the work; there is a mistery about his dead, no one knows if he fell from the scaffoldings or if decided to commit suicide for the critical that he received for the Galleria. The architect fall down, in the middle of the Galleria, exactly on the bull mosaic; for this reason, until today, there is the tradition to turn three time with the hell on the bull for the lucky.
The Galleria is a place where every day there are a lot of tourist, but not all this person knows that is possible also to walk over the Galleria!
In via Silvio Pellico, 2 there are two lift that bring you to the 4° floor where there is the entrance of the Highline Galleria:
it is a walk over the rooftop of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele that allows to walk next to the famous dome of the Galleria and also to admire Milan from a new and particular perspective.
From there you can see the top of Duomo , the square from above , the Sforza Castle , Branca Tower , the Unicredit Tower and so many other buildings important for Milan . To guide you in this walk there is a voice that explain what you can see from the terrace and many information panels with curiosity about Milan and its Gallery .
Highline Galleria is open every day from 10 am to 9 pm, is located in Via Silvio Pellico, 2. The price of the ticket is 12€ but if you buy the official tourist card of Milan you can have a special discount and also the possibility to have a free access to the rooftop of the Galleria .