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Porta Venezia Garden/Arboretum

Giuseppe Piermarini, architect of La Scala, laid out these gardens across Via Palestro from the Villa Reale in 1770. Designed as public pleasure gardens, today they are still popular with families who live in the city center. Generations of Milanese have taken pony rides and gone on the miniature train and merry-go-round. The park also contains a small planetarium and the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale (Municipal Natural History Museum).

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Quick Facts

Corso Venezia 55
Milan, Lombardy  20121, Italy


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Gardens free, museum €5, Museum closed Mon., Gardens free, museum €5 (free every 1st and 3rd Tues. of month after 2 and 1st Sun. of month), Gardens free; museum €5, free on Tues. after 2, Wed.–Sun. after 4:30, and 1st Sun. of month

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