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Fontana di Piazza Castello

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Address: Piazza Castello | Davanti al Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Italy
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I think it is not a must-see place, but if you go there, it is nice to spend time there. Next to that castle there is also a park where you can sit, eat, orsth. It is not far from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you visit Sforza's Castle you'll see the fountain,for sure.It's placed right in front of the castle.A big round fountain,not very elaborated,nothing very spectacular.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The Fountain is directly in front of the Castle and a nice addition. The area is a great place to people watch. A wide variety of people are coming and going. Appears to be the starting point for a number of tours. I enjoyed my sit down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

After dealing with the hordes near the Duomo, I was so relieved to come up from the Metropolitan & see a castle with a gorgeous fountain and nicely situated apartments in the circle surrounding The building itself is pretty spectacular-to an American- with moats, walls and

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

I think it is not a must-see place, but if you go there, it is nice to spend time there. Next to that castle there is also a park where you can sit, eat, orsth. It is not far from Duomo. Every time i have gone there, there has been a lot of african guys in front of the doors,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Its infront of the castle. You can go there by the Metro or you can walk to it from the Duomo. Its not too far, and you enjoy walking to it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It is a refreshing site on a hot day, but a bit too crowded for my taste. Right now there's also a lot of construction going on, as the two glass pavilions for the Milan 2015 exhibition have been built on the site.

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noida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

castle was close to duomo ,walking distance and it was a nice place to visit .it was like any other castle nothing great about it i found

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The perfect spot to just relax. Be aware of guys trying to give you friendship bracelets, total scam. Otherwise the cool water can be really nice when you've spent the day in the heat being a tourist!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I often sit here in the summer with a book or my lunch. It's really comfortable and relaxing as long as you don't mind being hassled by the steady flow of hawkers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The Fontana di Piazza Castello is the fountain in front of Parco Sempioni, its always busy. A great place to take pictures with the castello in the background. Dont be surprised to see many Chinese there taking wedding pictures

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Address: Address: Piazza Castello | Davanti al Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan

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