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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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Simple fountain in front of nice castle

The area around the fountain is nice, located in front of the entry gates to the Piazza castle.you can set for a while , take photes before proceeding to explore the castel and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area around the fountain is nice, located in front of the entry gates to the Piazza castle.you can set for a while , take photes before proceeding to explore the castel and the park behind it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well placed fountain. I think that Castello Sforzesco wouldn’t be the same without this fountain at the main entrance… After visiting the castle is awesome just sitting near the fountain and relaxing by listening to the water falling…

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

As I approached the castle, it was my first picture, a large fountain with a spectacular spray of water and the castle in the background. It is out in the front piazza that encircles the castle. Some benches and some fruit and drink stands. Before it is the tourist info center and the Cairoli metro stop and tram stops also.

Thank bob2bkk
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is truly a lovely fountain, located near Sempione park. The backdrop of the fountain is the impressive Sforzesco‬ castle, which makes both of them a great photo-op. Watch out for pickpockets, as the area surrounding the fountain is swarming with them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

It was quite nice and picturesque with the Castle as a back drop. The fountain itself is a nice place to sit and relax or cool down.

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Erba, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

very good ancient place in the centre of Milan threre is also a good mueum and all around parks and small ways.It is a big castle

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have visited this area of Milan twice and it was just as magnificent the second time around. It s amazing how the moats use to be used and how hight the walls are that used to protect this area. IT is nice for a peaceful walk thru the area and even bring some snacks for a quick picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The fountain is locate just in front of the castle (Castello Sforzesco) and will be a good benchmark for visitors to Milan. Before or after visiting the castle, you can relax lickering a gelato but always beware for the pickpockets or touts around the piazza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This castle looks better at night. But you can only go inside during the day. So maybe spend some time inside before it closes, then go out and walk around the walls during the night.

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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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The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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