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The core of Milan is unmistakably the cathedral square, or Piazza Duomo, with the spectacular cathedral, or Duomo itself. This has been so since the Dark Ages, when an Early Christian church already stood here. Only the scale of things has much changed since.

Thousands and thousands of people still cross the square every day, strolling between the 19th century Galleria Vittorio Emanuele - dedicated to the first king of Italy, as is the monument portraying him on horseback - and, opposite, the 18th century Palazzo Reale, with the modern twin buildings of the Arengario protruding into the Piazza...

...taken through the window of a restaurant in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele on my second day in this beautiful city...

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