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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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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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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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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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Centro Storico
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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