Casa degli Omenoni

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About Casa degli Omenoni

Casa degli Omenoni is an architectural marvel that captures the essence of Milan's artistic soul. Named after the eight massive atlantes, or "omenoni" (big men), that guard its façade, this 16th-century palace is a testament to the city's flair for the dramatic and the spectacular. 

Once home to the sculptor Leone Leoni, the building now stands as a silent sentinel on a bustling street, offering passersby a glimpse into Milan's grandeur. The façade, a parade of muscular figures carved in stone, turns a simple stroll into an encounter with the extraordinary, making Casa degli Omenoni a must-see for lovers of art and history.

Best time/season to visit:
The striking details of Casa degli Omenoni are best appreciated in the soft light of spring or autumn, adding a magical atmosphere to its already captivating façade.

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