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After coffee, we went to see the Palazzo Carignano, which we’ve done plenty of times before, with its curving brick façade designed by Guarini in 1679 with liquid window surrounds like curtains and an internal courtyard of elaborate geometric brickwork which leads to the Museo del Risorgimento:-

En route to lunch, we stopped to admire the façade of the Basilica Corpus Domini, with its statuary by Bernardo Falconi:-

After lunch, we wandered through the Quadrilatero Romano.   Admired another, more recent work by Aimaro d’Isola, the Hotel S. Stefano:-

Found a palazzo for sale in the Via della Basilica:-

Good stonework detailing and bull’s heads in the Via Milano, the street leading out of the Porta Palazzo market:-

By now, we needed another cup of coffee, but Al Bicerin, our destination, was closed.


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