The magnificent 16th century Palazzo Marino symbolises Milan and has been the city hall since 1861. Located in Piazza della Scala - Milan's pedestrian central square - Palazzo Marino was built by the renowned Italian architect Galeazzo Alessi - one of the most talented artists during that time. Highlights of the historic building include the Alessi Hall - a ceremonial room used by the administration, richly decorated by fascinating works of art. Other interesting places include the Mayor’s anteroom - also known as the Sala dell'Orologio or the clock hall - and the council hall and the city government chamber. Visitors will be able to see walls covered with beautiful paintings, bronze chandeliers hanging from the ceilings and halls featuring walnut doors and marble floors.
Open to the public on special occasions
Around 1-2 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Alessi Hall, Sala dell'Orologio and the council hall
Though designated prayer facilities at Palazzo Marino will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open space will be available around the area to use during prayer times. It is also possible to visit a few of the mosques in Milan such as the Islamic Cultural Institute and the Masjid Milan which are the two main mosques in Milan.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Palazzo Marino can visit some of the Halal restaurants in Milan. A few popular Halal restaurants in Milan include Aladino, Kashmire Restaurant, Ristorante Istanbul, Prince Kebab, Mevlana Doner Kebab, Imperator Kebap and The Original Felafel where travellers will be able to find a wide array of excellent Italian and Middle Eastern fare.