Palazzo Marino, City Hall – Guided Tour
Embark on a captivating journey through the halls of Palazzo Marino, a must-visit for experiencing the essence of Milan’s cultural identity, where history and contemporary governance converge. In this tour, you will have a unique opportunity to explore the architectural marvel crafted by the renowned Galeazzo Alessi, commissioned by the ambitious Genoese banker Tommaso Marino.
As the current headquarters of the Municipality of Milan, Palazzo Marino commands attention with its strategic location overlooking the iconic Piazza del Teatro alla Scala and Piazza San Fedele. Immerse yourself in the opulence of this historical gem, adorned with intricate decorations featuring allegorical, mythological, and historical scenes.
These masterpieces were skillfully created by distinguished artists and sculptors associated with the Fabbrica del Duomo of
Milan, adding an extra layer of significance to the palace.
A tapestry of richly decorated rooms unfolds in the
interior of Palazzo Marino, each telling a unique story. From the grandeur of the Courtyard of Honor to the
captivating Urban Planning Room, Marra Room,
Council Room, Clock Room, Alessi Room, and the
decorative pantheon, the palace offers a sensory feast
for visitors. Marvel at the illusionary beauty of the
Hall of Temperas and the Hall of Tapestries, where the
tales of Emperor Marcus Aurelius come to life through
intricate designs and frescoes.
Join us on this immersive experience, where the
past and present converge to create an unforgettable
journey through the heart of Milan’s cultural heritage.