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Small unimpressive square with a statue to a great man

The Piazza della Scala is really quite underwhelming but contains the Opera House and the entrance... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
John A
Belfast, United Kingdom
Paying homage to Leonardo

This is an interesting statue that is just on the north side of the the Galleria. It's probably 40... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Piazza Della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It stands in front of La Scala, the Opera House. It is just a few feet from one end of the Galleria. It is worth a quick look. The small statues on the base are also interesting.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lot bigger than I was expecting but was quite impressive. Remember it is just a model and not the real person.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Could not visit here without visiting the great mans statue. Such a visionary so far ahead of his time. It was good to pay tribute to such a truly inspiring world figure.

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a life size monument to one of Italy's favourite sons standing in a small square directly opposite Teatro alla Scala. It stands proud on top of a pillar surrounded by smaller figures and is a must see.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

The Piazza della Scala is really quite underwhelming but contains the Opera House and the entrance to the Galleria Vittoria Emanuel II, and at it's centre is a lovely statue to the great thinker and artist Leonardo da Vinci. A fitting monument to an outstanding...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is an interesting statue that is just on the north side of the the Galleria. It's probably 40 feet in height and is the centerpiece of Piazza della Scala.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This monument is very beautiful. There is a statue of Leonardo Da Vinci at the top. It is located at the Scala square (Piazza della Scala), next to Vittorio Emanuele II Galery.

Thank eudoxiob
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were tired and sitting at the Piazza Della Scala after finishing the Duomo and Galleria. We walked into this Piazza and quickly noticed the monuments and checked them over. It was Leonardo da Vinci and so we took some pics. Without the monuments it...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Located exactly opposite of Opera. The monument is very detailed and quite large. Worth stopping for a few minutes

Thank blondyna7
Reviewed 11 July 2018

very notalbe monument for my namesake, finaly built in 1872 after more than 10 years legal dispute with Accademia di Belle Arti in Brera and Milan Mnicipality over who should pay for it. italians, eh! Magnifico!

Thank Andre L
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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
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