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In 1801 Napoleon ordered the demolition of the fortifications for Milan's Castello Sforzesco. This left a large space for the piazza Sempione, now a suitable site for a monumental construction to serve as a triumphal entrance to the city. Begun in...more
Piazza Sempione, Milan, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The atmosphere The vibes The majesty that this place can infuse in your soul, make it one of my favorite spot in Milan

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AngeloP_SF
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was Napoleon's idea of ​​building a triumphal arch, which would be a new gate to the city set towards Paris. It is at the end of the Sempione road, which the emperor could pass for when he went to Milan. Bonaparte did not see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful park. I spent an hour walking around. You will get hounded by men trying to sell bracelets and fake bags.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CoastGuardSteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gemstone hidden in Parco Sempione. There are many cafes, pizzerias and restaurants can be found in this area, and the view from these catering units is amazing. ✨🍕✨ You can have a pizza while staring at Arco della Pace and enjoying the real Milanese...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nlilllyy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The moment, eh, just like any monument in major cities. Its illumination during the night: awesome. So much better than the ones I've seen. It really gives a dramatic spirit to the whole. Worth taking pictures here during the night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EndreKemenes
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Came across this after walking through the park. We didn’t go through it as had to be somewhere else however we did stop to take pictures in front of it. Stunning building

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PetaP685
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Started in 1807 under Napoleonic rule and completed a few decades later is a great example of the Neoclassical style. During the Habsburg rule, the horses carrying the chariot on the top have been turned around so their rear is facing France.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We came across this after a walk through the park. Nice to take some photos with it in the background, we didn't cross over to see it any closer as it was a busy road.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Beautiful piece of history called the “Arch of Peace” can be found tucked away in the rear of Parco Sempione, these arches are quite impressive up close and a “must see” if you are in the park/ nearby. There is lots of space around to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is a lovely monument - great detail and a very worthwhile photo opportunity. If nearby I'd recommend taking this in

Date of experience: October 2018
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