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Grattacielo Pirelli

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

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Alessandro A
Rome, Italy
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It was the first building in Milan to surpass the height of the cathedral. iit was completed in... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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20 Feb 2018
“A symbol from the past”
12 Jan 2018
“Just a skyscraper”
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Piazza Duca d'Aosta 1, 20124 Milan, Italy
Stazione Centrale
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Reviewed 21 February 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 Timo H
Reviewed 13 January 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 8 November 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.

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Reviewed 3 May 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 28 April 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 5 November 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 23 July 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 21 May 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 7 December 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 11 September 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
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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the
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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
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