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Feb 17, 2018
“very old”
Nov 12, 2017
“An original one”
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The Porta Nuova gate in the 12th-century walls of Milan was reinforced and embellished by Azzone Visconti (1330-39), and consists of two arches flanked by towers. Partially destroyed and incorporated into other buildings in the 15th century, it was...more
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Piazza Cavour, Milan, Italy
Brera
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This is a very old arch on Via Alessandro Manzoni. We passed through this arch several times a day during our stay. It is so different from the other neoclassical gates but I think I prefer this one.

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

There are many gates which lead to the city center, but this one is an original, medieval one. It is renovated, however still looks like a real old one.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the many gateways to the medieval city, but what makes it trully special is the fact it's not a romantic representation, but only a bit renovated original structure, which really makes it stand out in the sea of many gateway arches...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This medieval two-door military gate was a part of the wall constructed after the Barbarossa destruction in 1162. They manage to survive all those years with just a few adjustments. It is a splendid witness of the city’s history, often overlooked, but still very important...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Archi di Porta Nuova is yet another Arch. There are hundreds of them all over Italy, but one cannot help but stop and look and admire. This Arch is also a nice one, and apparently it is about 300 years old. It is in Piazza...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Archs are not impressive, not worth going there just for them. The good thing is that they are right at the beginning of the Via Della Spiga - one of the most famous fashion streets

Thank Natallia P
Reviewed June 24, 2016

beautiful arched entrance way, it is truly breathtaking! Make sure you research before you go to understand where you are going, or it will be just photographs only

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Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a classy double arch right in Piazza Cavour. If you walk straight down from the train station, via Vittorio Pisani, through Piazza United States the road bears left and takes you right into this piazza. Sightseeing tours will also go thru it, but...More

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