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Matt T wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom73 contributions19 helpful votes
No charge. Free access to what is now university. Lots of information boards around in both Italian and English. Fascinating history - amazing to think it was founded almost 600 years ago.
Date of experience: February 2020
Marta M wrote a review Feb 2020
Milan, Italy21 contributions31 helpful votes
voluntiers of Touring club Italiano will show you many important painted with the image of benefactors and doctors of the Ca' Granda.
Date of experience: June 2019
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Alessandro F wrote a review Nov 2019
Milan, Italy22,917 contributions165,352 helpful votes
The enormous but magnificent structure was built in 1456 by a Tuscan architect: Antonio di Pietro Averulino, popularly knows as Il Filarete. He also worked on the Sforzesco Castle and on the Cathedral. He designed a large rectangular building in Renaissance style arranged around a series of inner courtyards. The hospital moved to a new location, north of the city, in 1939 , the Ca’ Granda was renovated, after damaged of Second World War and now is the center of University Statale of Milan …
Date of experience: November 2019
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GianPev wrote a review Jun 2018
Aix-les-Bains, France280 contributions47 helpful votes
Nice example of architecture of ancient Milan! Very close to the centre of Milan and you can go by walk. Just go to appreciate the architectural work of this ancient hospital milanese. Take snapshot of the wide internal court and breath the ancient times. Include this place into your tour! Entrance is free as it is a University now.…
Date of experience: June 2018
Fritse Z wrote a review Sep 2017
Lystrup, Denmark608 contributions102 helpful votes
The university is placed in what was originally build as a hospital. The buildings are absolutely stunning and there are several posters giving you the Interesting story of the place.
Date of experience: September 2017