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Giardini pubblici (public gardens) is an old 18th century park complex in the Montenapoleone/Porta Venezia district, designed in an English Romantic garden style.
Giardini pubblici (public gardens) is an old 18th century park complex in the Montenapoleone/Porta Venezia district, designed in an English Romantic garden style. Inside, you can find rockeries, water features, fountains, statues and monuments, and other interesting features. You also get a planetarium, a natural history museum, and on the other side of the Palestro street, you can also find an opulent Royal villa which today hosts a contemporary art collection within grand ornate halls. Reachable via P.ta Venezia, Turati or Palestro metro stations. The gardens are in an excellent position since they're quie near to the Duomo and Brera district, and extremely close to the Montenapoleone street and the glamorous shopping area around it.
Mainly features 19th Century Italian art
The first and largest planetarium in Italy
Corso di Porta Venezia is considered one of the finest and most beautiful streets in the city
This small hidden shopping outlet called Basement cannot be seen from the street above
Changing exhibitions of contemporary art
Lovely and classy little cobblestone street, with some beautiful ancient buildings
Constructed in the 1930s, this palatial villa with its splendid architecture, art collection and pool is a throwback to the indulgent lifestyle of the industrialists of Lombard
Renaissance building with Gothic elements, the frescoes on the façade are now faded
A modern and very busy square north-west of Milan