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Grand Hotel Et De Milan - From House to House

Grand Hotel Et De Milan

Grand Hotel Et De Milan

Built to a design by architect Andrea Piazza, the hotel was inaugurated on 23 May 1863. In just a few years it became the hub of the city’s business and diplomatic affairs. Located just a few minutes’ walk from La Scala, it has also played host to a number of notable figures from the world of music and opera: Giuseppe Verdi, who died in the hotel in 1901 (the Don Carlos restaurant, which is dedicated to the great composer, has opera-inspired decor); Enrico Caruso, who recorded the first gramophone record in one of the hotel’s apartments in 1902; and Maria Callas, who stayed here between 1950 and 1952. After the Second World War, the architect Giovanni Muzio oversaw a project to restore the building, which had suffered damage in the bombing raids of 1943. The remains of the 3rd-century city walls can still be seen in the cellar.

Via Alessandro Manzoni, 29, Milano

    This point of interest is in the following itineraries

  • From Manzoni to Verdi

    Milanese literature and music




  • Around the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

    A stroll around the Quadrilateral of Fashion






Case Museo Milano


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