Curiosities

The earliest mention of the original layout of the Hotel Bulgari garden is found in the Ruralium Commodorum by Piero de Crescenza, from 1305.
The fireplace in the lounge, made of black Zimbabwe granite, weighs 15 tonnes.
One can visit the adjacent Botanical Garden inside the enormous Palazzo di Brera, which also hosts the Pinacoteca.
More intriguing facts about the city of Milan can be found in the library area of the lounge.