The Main Square of MilanCathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) is the main and most famous square of Milan. At the heart of the square sits the undisputed queen of the city, the Duomo. This is the central and breath-taking cathedral of Milan.
But apart from the impressive cathedral, this main square shows other treasures. In the center of the square you can see the statue of the King of Italy, riding on his horse. The statue of the rider is Vittorio Emanuele II, who was the first king of the United Kingdom of Italy in the 19th century. This king, Vittorio Emanuele II, fought to unite Italy and in 1861 was proclaimed King of united Italy.
Not far from the king's monument, is the first mall in the world, also named after the king, "Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II." It is a luxurious shopping center from the 19th century. Shopping here is not a necessity, but the beauty and glory of the place are an experience worth visiting, whether you intend to buy things or not.