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CiaoMilano .:. Milano .:. "Mediolanum"
 
On the Via Mercanti side of the Palazzo della Ragione, between the second and the third arches of the portico, is the bas-relief of a sow half-covered with wool.

This is a tribute to one of the legendary interpretations of the origin of the name Milano - in Latin 'Medio'-'lanum', that is 'half-woolen'.


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Via Mercanti 
Duomo district
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Point of Interest map


 
Bus + Da Vinci = No Problem
Milan city tours
Double-deckers? A visit to the San Siro stadium? The Last Supper, otherwise very difficult to book?
You can reserve a bus or a specialized tour through our partner Viator.
Stay!
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.:.Monica Levy, who created this website in 1997, is no longer with us. Her smile is behind this word.