This Week!
This Week!
In order to fight any further diffusion of Covid-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn when being indoor - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Though Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, some behaviours are allowed. Not only shops are at work, and bars and restaurants may serve, but also museums, theaters and cinemas operate again. Starting from Friday, August 6, however, entrance to many indoor venues is allowed only to people who can provide one of the COVID-19 green certifications, in paper or digital format, issued in order to certify they got an anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, healed from COVID-19, or passed a fast or molecular antigen test with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus performed within the last 48 hours. Curfew suspended.
.:. Official news at the YesMilano website.

Corso Vittorio Emanuele is a wide street connecting Piazza Duomo to Piazza San Babila. During the day, because it is traffic-free and has porticoes lined with shops - particularly clothing and accessory boutiques - it is the ideal place for shopping and window shopping. Post-war reconstruction has provided for a series of shop-lined small covered galleries branching from the side of the Corso.
In the middle, between Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Corso Europa, these galleries surround the tiny old church of San Vito al Pasquirolo (whose newly built adjoining cultural centre is a brilliant example of how to blot the architectural landscape).
In the evening the Corso comes alive with the densest concentration of cinemas in the entire city; here a number of bars and snackbars remain open until late into the night and are crowded with cinema-goers. Corso Vittorio Emanuele is always milling with a motley crowd of Milanese and foreigners, old and young, who come not only to buy, but also to display new and diverse fashions in dress and behavior.

Corso Vittorio Emanuele

HOW TO GET THERE. At both ends of the Corso, that is both in Piazza Duomo and in Piazza San Babila, there are subway stations. It only depends whether you prefer to walk towards or away from the Duomo.

Shops  Vittorio Emanuele
  Shirts & Ties
  Shoes & Bags

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