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Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes Sights

Navigli District

  • Neighborhood/Street

Updated 04/02/2015

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In medieval times, a network of navigli, or canals, crisscrossed the city. Almost all have been covered over, but two—Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese—are still navigable. Once a down-at-the-heels neighborhood, the Navigli district has undergone some gentrification over the past 20 years. Humble workshops have been replaced by boutiques, art galleries, cafés, bars, and restaurants, and at night the Navigli serves up a scene about as close as you will get to southern-style Italian street life in Milan. On weekend nights, it is difficult to walk among the youthful crowds thronging the narrow streets along the canals. Check out the antiques fair on the last Sunday of the month from 9 am to 6 pm. During the summer months, be sure to put on some mosquito repellent.

Sight Information

Address:

South of Corso Porta Ticinese, Milan, Lombardy, 20142, Italy

Updated 04/02/2015

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