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Fontana di Piazza Castello

Address: Piazza Castello | Davanti al Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Italy
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Ranked #123 of 864 things to do in Milan
Type: Fountains, Sights & Landmarks
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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

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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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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Milan, Italy
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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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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

nice fountain by a nice castle. feels good in the summer, only problem is avoiding chinese weddings, which in droves choose it for their extremely original picture jobs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

From a purely aesthetical point of wiev the fountain has no relation with the Sforza's Castle. It was originally made in the fascist years and after a 60 years long storage it went under restoration and rebuild (like a puzzle) as an ornamental item just in front of the Filarete's tower. Possibly a low budget caused the municipality to choose... More 

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