One of the world’s oldest shopping malls – the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy – is an architectural marvel. Four stories high with a beautiful vaulted ceiling sitting over the main walkway connecting the city’s two main squares the Piazza del Duomo (city’s main church – Il Duomo) with that of the Piazza della Scala (the historic and world famous opera house).
Milan Shopping Mall
We spent a few nights in Milan during our trip to Italy (almost exactly one year ago – time flies!) and one of those nights we sat in this mall at one of the restaurants overlooking the walkway drinking wine and making up stories about the people passing by and sitting around us. It was one of our favorite nights there and we didn’t really do very much (except drink a lot of very good, yet very cheap wine).