Palazzo Reale-Milan

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For centuries the home of Milan's rulers, the foundations of this Neoclassical palace date back to an 11th century town hall; the site has been rebuilt a number of times since.

The palace was badly bombed during W.W.II and parts of the building remain unrepaired, as a reminder of war’s tragedy. This rich history is an incongruous backdrop for exhibits of contemporary art, photography, textiles and fashion, as well as eminent 20th century artists, including Mondrian, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Klee, Sironi and Morandi.