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Street Fights in Milan

On March 22nd we celebrate the anniversary of the Cinque Giornate di Milano (The Five Days of Milan), the pitch battle fought in 1848 throughout the streets of the city between Italian residents and the occupying Austrian troops. The trouble had been brewing for years. Nationalists were agitating for Italian unification, Catholics vied for Popish […]


Outlet Shopping Street Markets Size Conversions Links In Milan, nearly all shops are shut on Sundays. Non-food shops are closed on Monday mornings as well: food shops are open on Monday mornings but closed on Mon afternoon. For Sunday shopping, there are the multimedia stores in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Piazza Duomo, Corso Vittorio […]