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Grattacielo Pirelli

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Address: Piazza Duca d'Aosta 1, 20124 Milan, Italy
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headquartes of pirelli

It was the first building in Milan to surpass the height of the cathedral. iit was completed in 1959 as the headquarters of Pirelli.

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 4 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.

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Miami, Florida
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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.

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Bern, Schweiz
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Reviewed 20 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.

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Tortona, Italy
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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 modern skyscraper) the Pirelli has swiped up on second position. All in all, however, is... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 862 helpful votes
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 from the train station is a great landmark for this area. Also if you are... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

This skyscraper is a kind of Landmark located just in front of Stazione Centrale Milano (Central Station). As this houses Regional Government of Lombardia, we cannot freely access the building but whenever you are about to get lost near the Station, you can look for this building.

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Reviewed 17 January 2013

The Pirelli Tower (127 m) is one of the landmarks of post-WWII Milan. Completed in 1958, it used to be the tallest skyscraper in Italy; nowadays, it is just the 4th tallest building in Milan. While you cannot enter the building, it is worth seeing face to face if you enjoy modern, essential but elegant architecture. The design of the... More 

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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings 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 terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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