10 Secret Rooms Hidden In Famous Landmarks

1. Stazione Centrale's Royal Pavilion

Milano Centrale

Milan's Stazione Centrale is one of the grandest railway stations in Europe, but many of its 300,000 daily passengers have never laid eyes on its most impressive room.

Behind a series of closed doors lies the Padiglione Reale (or Royal Pavilion), a luxurious waiting room built specially for Italy's royal family during the 1920s.

Although the Italian royal family was disbanded after World War II, the Padiglione Reale is a reminder of the grandiose lifestyle they enjoyed, adorned with marble interiors, royal emblems and elegant furnishings.

The ground floor serves as an antechamber to the upper levels, which include a lavishly decorated chamber and balcony offering views of the public square below.

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