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Central Station of Milan

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Address: Piazza Duca D'Aosta, 1, 20124 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 667 3511
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Even if you are not planning to travel, the station is worth going to look at. It's architecture is very good. We wandered around before catching the train to Venice for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Cloudy036
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Fife, United Kingdom
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Noosa, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've traveled by train many times while in Italy and its a great way to see the country with an expansive rail network. The problem is with train numbers, destinations, platforms and times which are generally badly displayed. Unless you are familiar with a particular station or route, it isn't always obvious which train is going where and from which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Built in 1931 under Benito Mussolini, this place is grand inside and out. We were a bit intimidated by the vastness and the great number of people here. If you are familiar with Grand Central Station, you should have no problem. First, you need to be careful with your valuables. A friend of mine lost her phone as someone went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The station is very large and has so many details to see. There are automated kiosks to get tickets for almost all the trains. A few small restaurants and stores within as well.

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Fife, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even if you are not planning to travel, the station is worth going to look at. It's architecture is very good. We wandered around before catching the train to Venice for the day. If you are catching a train, allow plenty of time, ticket queues can be long. We bought our tickets online and the printed ticket was fine to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely crowded! Easy to navigate through. Nice location. Hotels and restaurants nearby. However, with so much going on, watch your valuables and belongings.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So sad to see many poor people and many robbers. No sign of police, no sign of civilization. A part that everything is horrible inside

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With the grand arched glass ceiling creating a doorway for your journey on modern Italian trains you enter and exit the world of today via a station that reminds you of yesterday. there is also lots of shopping and food if you want. For me though it was the sense of adventure that this train station evokes with its many... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Utterly disgusted today having gotten train from milan central to malpensa Bought tickets at station, thru security check and waved thru. Didn't have to use a terminal. Then on journey the most officious unhelpful guard cones along and treats us as if we're stupid because we havnt "validated" the ticket we've just bought. Date and time of purchase less than... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 2 hour layover and it was chaotic, no public washrooms we used the Mac Donald's and it was a dump. Staff at the station are rude so avoid asking for info unless you really need it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture of this building is stark, fascinating, and historical. It embodies the fascist Mussolini era with its attempts to convey power.

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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where the innovative materials and trees planted on the terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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