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Supper, by G. Ferrari; St. Francis, by Procaccini; -Fergusson. The Helvetic College, founded by a Flagellation, by Salmeggia, &c.
Borromeo, is suppressed. Santa Maria presso di s. Saltiro, was built by Santa Eufemia, on the site of one founded in the Bramante, on a site of a temple of Jupiter, and fifth century, is nearly opposite S. Paolo, and a modernised inside, 1817, with an altar, by Pizzigali.
little out of the Corso di S. Celso. S. Stefano-Maggiore or in Broglio, in that Piazza, S. Eustorgio, just outside Porta Ticinese, close to was rebuilt in the fifteenth century, and has a tower, the old Dominican Friary, contains tombs of the three aisles, and a painting of Procaccini in one of | Torre and Visconti families, and among other its handsome chapels. Here Galazzo Visconti was objects of notice, Balducci's excellent shrine of assassinated, J476. The Calvary Chapel of S. St. Peter-Martyr, with its beautiful figures of PruBernardino is close to it.
dence, Hope, and other virtues. The stone pulpit S. Nazaro Maggiore, in Corso di Porta Romana,
and statue of St. Peter-Martyr face the church. is a narrow cross, with an ante-chapel, and other S. Marco, in Strada del Pontaccio, near the chapels all around it. It is full of monuments of
canal, has a Gothic front of the thirteenth century. the Trivulzi family, on one of whom, an active soldier and Marshal of France is the epitaph,
S. Maurizio Maggiore, in Corso di Porta Vercillina. “Qui nunquam quievit, quiescit, tace" (He who belonging to a convent, is on the site of Jupiter's never rested, rests here; silence!).
Temple, and has some excellent frescoes by Luini * $. Lorenzo, near Corso di Porta Ticinese, is a
and G. Ferrari. large singular octagonal church, 142 feet diameter, S. Saltiro, near Contrada Speronari, has no choir, with a dome, by Pellegrino, and flanked by two
but a capital painted imitation of one, at the end small octagons; one of them being an ancient
of the nave. chapel in which Ataulphus, the Goth, and his wife
S. Sebastiano, a round church, in Contrada della (sister to the Emperor Honorius) are buried under a curious tomb; behind is a third octagon or bap
S. Sepolero, in that piazza, behind the Ambrose tistery, 45 feet diameter; and in front, beyond
Library, has an old tower of the eleventh century. where the atrium stood, in the Corso, are sixteen The English Chapel is part of an old disused fluted columns in a line, each above 40 feet high,
church, granted by the King at the request of Sir of the Temple or Baths of Hercules, built, as is
James Hudson, and comfortably fitted up. It supposed, by Maximilianus; almost the sole rem stands near the site of S. Giovanni in Conca d'Oro, nant of the Romans now left here. An architrave
which, before it was pulled down, was one of the of brickwork with towers at the end, was added I oldest churches in Milan, and so called from the by Napoleon to assist in their preservation.
Conca, or tub of boiling oil, into which St. John s. Fidele, in the Piazza behind the old Jesuits' was put. There was a bas-relief of him in the facade. College, was built by Pellegrini, and has fine bas 1 PALACES.-Near the Duomo is *Palazzo Reale reliefs in the front, by G. Monti, of St. Ambrose (Royal Palace), rebuilt and enlarged on the site of Interceding in the Plague of Milan. S. Angelo, in the old palace of the Dukes of Milan. In the that strada, has double rows of columns in front, presence chamber are frescoes by Appiani (the and a campanile tower.
apotheosis of Napoleon) and Hayez; with some by S. Babila, which stood at the corner where the Sabatelli. A range of Caryatides, by Celano, Corsi di Porta Orientale and di S. Romana meet, supports the fine ball-room; and S. Gotardo's was the Church of the Inquisition. It has been (Gothard's) Chapel which was part of the ancient pulled down.
palace, was restored and ornamented by the *S.Carlo Borromeo,near Porta Orientale, is a large iate Archduke Maximilian, when Governor round church, built 1838-47, by Amati, with a dome I General of Lombardy. The large halls adjoining copied from the Pantheon, 105 feet diameter, and I the ball-room are hung with silk drapery, or old 120 feet high. "Notwithstanding that it possesses tapestry of the sixteenth century, from the Carinternally twenty-two monolithic columns of toons of Raphael, embroidered by the nuns of San beautiful Baveno marble, and some good sculpture, Giorgio, near Mantua. Here the German Emperor the whole is thin, mean, and cold, to an extent sel was lodged at his visit, 1875. An elegant Lomdom found anywhere else. Externally the design is bard brick tower, of the fourteenth century, rises as bad. A portico of thirty-six Corinthian columns over the chapel, with a colossal angel in copper is arranged pretty much as in the British Museum. at the top. Near this palace is the Each of them is a monolith of marble, nine feet Palazzo Arcivescovile (Archbishop's), with a in circumference, and the capital and entablature simple, yet good front, rebuilt by S. Carlo Borare faultless, but the central portico is crushed into romeo, in the sixteenth century. It has a gallery insignificance by the dome of the church, which of Lombard and Venetian masters, including rises, like a great dish cover, behind it, and the da Vinci, Titian, with landscapes by Vernet, wings are destroyed by having houses built behind Canaletto, &c. Formerly it made part of the them, with three storeys of windows under the royal palace adjoining. porticoes, and three more above them, so arranged Palace of the Government, in Borgo Monforte, a as to compete with, and, as far as possible, destroy. | modern building, with a wide court, and a great any little dignity the dome itself might possess." | hall painted by Appiani.
Palazzo della Città (or Mansion House), in Corso The * Ambrosian Library (daily, 10 to 3; festivals, dol Broletto, near the Cathedral, consists of two 1 to 3), in Contrada della Biblioteca, was founded picturesque and Renaissance courts, built by by Cardinal Borromco, nephew of San Carlo, F. Visconti.
and contains 140,000 volumes, and above Palazzo de Giustizia, in that stroet, a large pile, 15,000 MSS. and palimpsests (parchments written once the residence of the judge, now turned into over by the monks), ainong which Mai, the great prisons.
linguist, when librarian here, discovered Cicero's Palace of the Military Commandant, in Contrada De Republica, parts of his lost Orations, the letters di Brera, is rich in stuccoes and pictures.
of M. Aurelius, &c. One of the most ancient MSS. Palazzo de la Contabilità, near Contrada di s. i
is a Latin translation of Josephus, by Rufinus, on Andora, is composed of two noble courts, by
papyrus, supposed to be clever centuries old :
another, of the Gospels in Irish, is of the seventh Mangone, and is richly decorated inside.
century. There are also a fragment of St. Cyril Palazzo Marino or di Finanza, in Piazza
in Sclavonic; ten letters of Lucretia Borgia, and Fidele, opposite the Scala, is usually called the a lock of her bright yellow hair; a MS. volume of *Casa Rotto (Red House). It is a rich pile, 200 feet
Leonardo da Vinci, called Codice Atlantico, conlong, 100 high, with three rows of pilasters in front,
taining his first letter to his patron; Viconti's built by the Cavaliere Aretino, 1555, for Marino;
papers on Mechanics, &c., his designs and his will its fine halls are now occupied by the Treasury and (all written from right to left); San Carlo's Missal the Custom House (on the ground floor). “This and MSS., and other curiosities, with several is an original and beautiful building. Its
bronzes and marbles. peculiarity is that it looks more like our Elizabethan, or as if erected in what may be
The Paintings and drawings include Raphael's called the Heidelberg style ; it has so little affinity
large cartoons of the School of Athens and the with the principal contemporary works in Italian
Battle of Constantine and Maxentius; portraits by cities." -Fergusson.
Da Vinci, and a copy of his Last Supper; eleven Piazza del Monte, in Contrada del Monte. The Titians; Correggio's Christ and the Mater Dolorosa; Police Office is near Contrada del Marino. In the
Raphael's Washing the Disciples' feet; and others Strada della Zecca is the Zecca, or Royal Mint,
by Guercino, Del Sarto, C. Dolci, S. Rosa, Schidone, having a good collection of medals, ancient and
A. Dürer, Cranach, Holbein, and by Breughel (his modern. Behind it, near the Porta Nuova, is Casa
Elements of Fire). di Corrazione, or House of Correction, a well
Another great collection is at the * Brera, or managed establishment. Further west, in Strada
Palazzo delle Scienze e delle Arti; a vast building, del Ponte di Santa Teresa, is the large Government
formerly the Jesuits' College; built by Richini, Tobacco Factory.
and enlarged by Pierinarini. It comprises the Opposite Casa Castiglione is the house which was
Institute of Sciences, Letters, and Art, founded occupied by Bonaparie in 1797, when he told the
1802; the academy of fine arts; the public library Milanese he would "make them soldiers, and in
of over 200,000 volumes, and 1,000 MSS., and an six months lead them to the Tower of London."
observatory (Specola) established 1769. One room LORD BROUGHTON'S Italy.
having a flat roof and no pillars is remarkable Among private palaces and villas belonging to for its size. Some of the best pictures are fresthe nobility, or built by them, are-Palazzo Annone, coes by B. Luini, Lazzari, and Ferrari; Guido's or Litta, a fine looking pile, built by D. Richini. St. Peter and St. Paul; A. Carracci's St. Sebastian; Palazzo Visconti, with a bust on the top of the Palma Vecchio's Woman taken in Adultery; tower windows, which, with the skeleton of Hector | Dance of Loves, by Albano,--and his Madonna ; Visconti, at Monza, are the only remains of that | Domenichino's Virgin and Child; Bordone's powerful family. Palazzo Belgiojosa, built by G. Assumption: G. Romano's Nativity; Guercino's Pierinarini. Palazzo Belloni, or Serbelloni, by the *Agar and Abraham (deserving particular Marquis Cagnola Palazzo Trivulzi, built by Mar attention), also his Peter and Paul; Borgognone's quis Trivulzi; it has a library of 30,000 volumes, Assumption; Garofalo's Crucifixion; Tintoretto's and 2,000 MSS. The Palazzo Belgiojose. Villa Saints before the Cross; P. Veronese's Christ in Bonaparte, in fine gardens.
the Pharisee's House and Marriage of Cana; The Royal Villa, formerly occupied by the late
Conegliano's Martyrdom of St Peter; G. Bellini's Archduke Maximilian, as Imperial Viceroy, is near
| St. Mark preaching at Alexandria, full of costumes; the Public Gardens and Porta Orientale. The palace,
S. Rosa's Purgatory and his Jerome; Crespi's once occupied by Queen Caroline, stands in the
| Christ bearing the Cross; L. Da Vinci's copy of Public Gardens; and outside the gate on this side
his portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (mistress of is the *Lazaretto mentioned in Manzoni's Promessi
Ludovico Il Moro); Raphael's *Sposalizio, or EspoliSposi, an old quadrangle of one storey.
sals of Joseph and Mary; Giorgione's Moses in
the Bullrushes and his St. Sebastian; Titian's St. The Tribunale di Prima Instanza, near tl
Francis; Bonifacio's Christ at Emmaus, &c. BorPorta Romana, has good bas-reliefs.
gognone, with Bramantino, B. Lanini, &c., are Museo Poidi-Pezzoli, Via Marone, has a good I painters of what is called the Milanese school, celection of pictures and antiquities.
¡ fifteenth and sixteenth century. Free on Sunda
The Conservatorio di Musica is the old convent, crown was an old man with a beard."-Lord next to S. Sattiro's Church, near the Porta Tosa. Broughton. At the Museo Civico, Via Manin, is a collection of | In front of the Castello or Caserna, a great natural history.
Barrack on the site of the old castle of the Dukes or the theatres, the best, and also the largest in
(of which some traces remain), is the Foro BonaItaly, is the *Teatro la Scala, or Opera House, in
parte, a public walk laid out by Napoleon.
pa Corsi del Giardino, on the site of the Santa Maria
Behind it is the Piazza d'Armi, for reviews; about della Scala, and facing the new Statue of Leonardo
900 feet square, planted round the borders. On da Vinci. It was built 1777-9, by G. Piermarini,
the further side, across the Simplon Road, rises a and is as magnificent as it is commodious in all its
noble marble triumphal arch, called the parts. San Carlo, at Naples, is its only rival. A *Arco della Pace, one of the best in Europe, and large vestibule leads into the pit, and by two grand second only to the Arc de l'Etoile at Paris for size. staircases to the boxes, which number 240, and it was begun 1807, by Marquis Cagnola, but not have a small saloon or cabinet to each; total finished till 1837, and was inaugurated the year after length, 320 feet; breadth, 180 feet (length of at the coronation of Emperor Francis I. Thus, though San Carlo's, 210 feet); pit, 105 feet deep, and 87 destined to record the triumphs of Napoleon, it wide across the boxes. Its façade is Corinthian records only his reverses at Leipisic, Paris, &c. on a rustic basement. It holds above 4,000 per- It was re-dedicated to its new masters, 1859. As sons. “The Scala Theatre is the general ren- seen from all sides, it is a conspicuous mass 72 feet dezvous of Milan, and those who meet nowhere wide, 74 feet high, 42 feet thick; the centre arch, else meet there. The principal business of the 24 feet wide by 48 feet high; two smaller ones, l1 audience certainly is not attention to the music; feet by 28 feet. Fluted Corinthian pillars face and murmurs, loud talking, and laughing are heard each of the principal wings. There are numerous from the beginning to the end of the performance, reliefs, statues, &c., including emblems of the except during one or two favourite airs, when all Rivers Po, Ticino, Adige, and Tagliamento, by the are still. Those who sit in the pit are the only real artists, Cacciatore and Marchesi. On the top, or audience. Those who stand in the alleys come to attic, are two bronze Victories, 13 feet high, and hear the news and arrange commercial affairs; of (in the middle) a colossal bronze figure of Peace the boxes, the two first tiers are the most polite (by Sangiorgio), in a car drawn by six horses. Its and the least amusing; in the third and fourth total cost is reckoned at upwards of £140,000. tiers are settled almost all intrigues of all kinds;
Out of the ten gates in the city ramparts, that in the fifth some of them are brought to a conclu
of the Porta Ticinese (formerly Marengo) is also sion; and there also are card-tables, and gambling
by Cagnola; being composed of two Doric arches, is going on during the whole performance; the
with rustic work across the canale; the old towers sixth is open like the pit."--Lord Broughton.
have been removed. The Porta Romana is flanked Teatro Cannobbiano, near Contrada Larga, a by rustic pillars. Porta Nuova is Corinthian in the Royal Palace (to which it is joined by a cor- style, with good bas-reliefs, by Zanaja (died 1817), ridor), was also built by Piermarini.
Porta Orientale is of a rich character. Teatro Cancaro, in Borgo di Porta Romana, on
*Ospedale Maggiore, or Great Hospital, with rooni
for 1,300, is a parti-coloured building in the pointed the site of a convent, and so called after the architect. Teatro Re, Contrada de Due Henri, built by
style, 400 feet by 153 broad; made up of two Carlo Re, on the site of an old church. Teatro dal
square masses, each containing four ccurts, united
by a grand court, 243 feet by 223 feet, consisting Verme, a new one (1872) for grand operas. Teairo
of two tiers of light, elegant archés, ornamented Castelli, in Via Palermo. Teatro Filo-drammatici, for
with pilasters, reliefs, &c. It was founded 1457, amateurs, is near La Scala, and was built by Pollack.
by Duke F. Sforza, and is richly endowed. BraThe Circo, or Anfiteatro (or Arena), in the Piazza mante, Richini, &c., have had a share in the di Armi, built by the French, 1805-6, from building of it, since the commencement, by Canonico's design, is an oval, 350 feet by 170 fect, Filarete, of the southern mass; the northern being for races, shows, &c.; the Marble Arch stands at ! of a modern date, and inferior design. In the one end. It may be flooded for boat races. It will middle of the centre court is a domed roof, with hold 30,000 spectators in its ten rows of seats, Guercino's Annunciation, and the Portraits of which are nearly all of turf. A new theatre is | benefactors. The smaller donors are drawn built close to the dens. Near the Porta Orientale standing, while the others sit. are the Public Gardens, with a building for fêtes
The Military Hospital, in the Contrada S. Berin it.
nardino, was built by Bramante, for a convent. • "For some time after the change of government Another hospital, or asylum for the aged, is the
the Circus was neglected, and the races discon Pio Trivulzio, in Corso di Porta Tosa, built by the tinued, but the velvet throne of Napoleon, and two Trivulzi family. . . figures in the ceiling, representing him and his There are also the two hospitals of the FateEmpress, Josephine, were shown at our first visit. / bene-Sorelle and Fate-bene-Fratelli (for old sisters At my next visit, in 1822, the Empress was become and brethren); and a Monte de Pietà, or public a Minerva; and the former master of the iron 1 pawnshop, in the street of that name.
of the pilaste Sforza,
Among the places of education are the military open to every gentleman of cbaracter, whether college and artillery school, a veterinary school, a native or foreign : and if he has a letter of introseminary for the priests, two royal colleges or duction to some one in the city, he neod be nt no lyceums, &c.
loss how to spend his evenings. Once introduced, Near the Lazzaretto, celebrated by Manzoni, is a
be may drop in at a party where every one may Foppone, or Cemetery; another, called Campo
be strangers to him, and will meet with a simple Santo, is inside the Porta Tosa; and outside this,
and kind reception. is the Polveria, or Powder Magazine. Many barracks are dispersed about the city; the largest of
The women of Milan possess the true Lombard
style of beauty, fair and gentle, as seen in the which, after the Castello, is that of S. Francis in Strada Aquese.
Madonnas of Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci;
and they have also the secret of dressing well. In Piazza di Mercanti is the ancient Town Hall,
The middle and lower classes wear black lace or Palazzo della Città, and the seat of the Podesta,
veils. Many of the men are stunted and weak. or Governors. A bit of antiquity, called the Uomo di Pietra, is in the Corsi de Servi. The Mercuto, When the news of Magenta reached Milan, in or Old Market, is near the Foro.
June, 1859, the people began to barricade the streets In the neighbourhood are Casellago and its gar
leading to the camp of the Austrian general,
Kelhemer, in the Piazza Castello; who, however, dens; Casa Simonetta and its Echo, ls mile; and Montebello, which was Bonaparte's head
gave them no trouble, but evacuated the city on quarters, 1797. Viareggio is an autumn retreat,
the 6th. They then met to demand the restoration in a fine spot.
of the Fusione, or Act of 1848, by which Lombardy
was united to Piedmont. This was done by the Among its eminent natives are Cæcilius Stotius,
Assessori Municipali (their mayor, Count SebreValerius Maximus, Cardan, Beccaria, Parini, &c.
gondi, having run away), from the balcony of the The late well-known Dr. Granville was born here,
palace, and a deputation was sent to announce the 1778. of the Bozzi (Bos) family; he was a Gran
fact to their newly elected sovereign, Victor Emville on his mother's side.
manuel, on the field of Magenta. Manufactures.--Silk goods of all kinds, embroidery, cotton prints, goldsmiths' work, and On the 7th June, MacMahon, at the head of the jewellery, artificial flowers, glass, soap, leather, 2nd corps and a magnificent staff, entered Milan,
hua thera in trade in the produce of the 1 by the Porta Vercellina. He then marched to the country about, as rice, cheese, raw silk, &c. It is
| field of Melagnano. The two Sovereigns made noted for its furniture. The plain silks of Lom their entry the day after so early that most of the bardy are still the best in Europe. Many resident people were in bed. Louis Napoleon occupied families have an income of £40,000 or more. Villa Bonaparte, which had been inhabited by him Count Annoni derives an income of £2,800, only when a boy, with his mother, Queen Hortense, from Parmesan cheese. Families with more than and by Napoleon I. himself. The Royal Palace £5,000 reckon by hundreds. The commerce of Milan was placed at the disposal of Victor Emmanuel, has doubled since 1852.
but finding it had not been cleared of property Formerly the aspirations of its inhabitants were
belonging to the late Archduke Maximilian, he embodied in the ignoble rhyme
rode to the palace of Marquis Busca, one of the
richest of the Milanese nobles.
A little while after his entry, Louis Napoleon (Hurrah for France or Spain, so that we get enough quietly rode to Porta Romana, with an aide-deto eat); but their sentiments are now of a more
camp, unknown to the excited crowd, who, howmanly character. They make good practical
ever, recognised him, on his return, and overpoliticians and good soldiers, and are noted for whelmed him with such demonstrations of gratitude affability and good humour.
as quite touched him. From the Villa Bonaparte
he issued his famous proclamation. The rough Fashionables meet at Caffés Martini. and Cova.
draught of this, in his hand writing, with many or the Giardino Club, on an easy footing, without
corrections, is in the possession of the curate San distinction of class or creed. Provided a man is well
Martino, at whose house he passed the night after educated, “The 'Ciao,' the most familiar form of
Magenta. friendly salutation is freely exchanged between a duke and & bourgeois, and titles are generally After this, the Emperor and Victor Emmanuel dropped 2 noble being addressed by his name, as made a triumphal procession through the streets Litta, Borromeo, Archinto, &c. Even ladies are together; and during their stay there was a conaddressed in the same familiar fashion. Some of tínual succession of feasts and illuminations. them, owing either to their remarkable beauty, or Cavour, who had followed the sovereigns to Milan, their grace are designated by nick-names. One is became, of course, one of the lions of the day, and called the Sublime, another the Divine; one the his portrait was seen everywhere. Such was the ily, another the Pole Star."- Arrivabene. The frenzy of public excitement that many persons 'awing-rooms of the leading families are freely I went mad.
Several short ralls start from Milan; amongst | MONZA (Stat.); where the line to Lecco parts off. which are the following :
Inns: Hotel Castello; Il Falcone; Angelo; 1. From Milan to Lago Maggiore.
Hotel Monticello (1) hour from station), in the Miles.
old Nara Palace, at a fine point of view. (See Somma.......
304 page 38.) Legnano .........163 | Sesto Calende ......
On the Lambro; population 17,077. Here are a Gallarate .....
413 Palace, or royal hunting-seat, built by Piermarini in [Branch to Varese) .
1799, in a park; Broletto or Town Hall; a college,
hospital, theatre, and an old Cathedral, enlarged in Gallarate (Stat.), the junction for Varese, 37 miles from Milan, for which see Route 12.
the fourteenth century, which has a front of various From Gallarate a line, opened April, 1884, runs
coloured marble, much ornamented. On the door to Laveno (page 19) and Luino.
is a bas-relief of the founder (595), Q. Theodolinda Somma (Stat.)-population, 4,715-near the
and her husband. It contains paintings by Guer
cino, B. Luini, Procaccini, and others; with the Ticino, which has an old seat of the Visconti family, in which is a cypress, 24 feet in girth. Here Scipio,
celebrated Iron Crown of Lombardy, which was the father of Scipio Africanus, was defeated by
used at the coronation of Charles V., and which Hannibal, at the battle of the Ticino, B.C. 218, and
Napoleon placed on his own head, with the warnwas obliged to retreat towards the Po.
ing, Guai a chi la tocca (Woe to him that touches Sesto Calende (population, 2,817), at the out
it). It was again used at the crowning of the
Emperor of Austria, in 1838, and was carried off let, at Ticino, from Lago Maggiore. The line ends at Arona (Stat.) Steamers for Baveno, the
to Vienna, 1859. It rests on a circular rim of iron, Borromean Island, Magadino, and other points on
said to have been made from a nail of the Saviour's the lake. (See Route 8.)
Cross, and is covered with gold and precious stones.
In the same church is the mummified body of 2. Milan to Casale and Asti (page 13).
Estore Visconti. Frescoes by Luini at the Madonna Miles.
Church. Gaggiano............... 121 | Candia Lomelina...,411 Abbiategrasso ....... 18 Casale ..................50 At Monza, the line for Lecco turns off. It passos Vigevano................ 24+1 Moncalvo ............
the Stats. at Arcore (pop., 2,060); Usmate; Mortara ............... 32 | Asti .......
Cernusco (pop., 5,086), a pretty spot on the [Branch to Valenza
Martesana Canal; Olgiate (pop., 2,085); Calolzio and Alessandria.]
and Lecco, as in Route 13. This line effects a junction at Asti with the Before the line reaches Como, it passes Baradello main line from Turin to Alessandria,
Tower, on a lofty hill, in which Napoleone della 3. Milan to Pavia and Voghera (Route 14). Torre, of the Torriani family, Lords of Milan, Miles.
Miles was imprisoned in an iron cage, by his victorious Locate ...
94 [Branch to Cremona.) rival, Visconti. He at last killed himself by Certosa .......
Voghera ............ 384 dashing his head against the hars. From AlbatePavia ...................... 92
Camerlata (Stat.) to 4, Line up the Brianza, towards Como, &c., to
COMO (Stat.), Bovisa, Brazzano, Paderno, Bovisio, Seveso, Mariano, Lambrugo, Incino (ancient Forum On the beautiful Lago di Como. Population, 26,560. Incini), and Erba (Inn), 1,020 feet high, overlooking Hotels: Volta; La Corona; Hotel de Florence; the fertile Brianza, and Lake Fusiano.
Regina d'Ingilterra; L'Angelo; L'Italia, 5. To Saronno and Como, 283 miles, by the Riva Lago line. From Saronno to Varese (page 38)
An ancient city, formerly of considerable impor
tance, two miles from Camerlata. It now enjoys and Laveno, on Lake Como.
a considerable trade in silks, woollens, cotton, yarn, 6. Milan to San Pietro. Camnaro. Albate
and soap. Here are the beautiful Cathedral of Camerlata, and Como, 264 miles.
14th-16th centuries, with paintings by Guido and
B. Luini; the Broletto or Town Hall, the Theatre, ROUTE 12.
the Piazza Volta and his statue, and the gateMilan to Monza, Camerlata, and como; ways of the city. The Villa d'Este, once the and to Lecco.
residence of Queen Caroline, wife of George IV., at
Cernobbio, about 3 miles from the town, it is Miles.
Miles. Sesto S. Giovanni... 41
now the Queen of England Hotel. Razegone or Camnago .........
the Saw Mountain is in view. Monza ..................
Cucciago ... [Branch to Lecco, 23.) Albate-Camerlata..
The exquisite Lake of Como, 30 miles by Desio
3 miles, is surrounded, except at the southern Seregno ............... 144-1
extremity, by lofty mountains that run down Sesto S. Giovanni (stat.) bas several villas from the Alps. Bellaggio, a promontory at the round it.
| junction of the two arms of the lake and perhaps
India. Bovisio, as
the fertia de Erba un
**** 120 Como.....