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Giardini pubblici Indro Montanelli, Milan

Giardini pubblici Indro Montanelli, Milan (must see)

Giardini pubblici Indro Montanelli is a magnificent garden complex that offers shelter from the noisy activities of the city. Covering more than 170,000 sqm between the Venice Door and the streets of Palestro and Manin, it is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the views, people and culture. The gardens are the first nominated public park in Milan, sharing the same name as the famous journalist and writer Indro Montanelli. An old villa and a museum on the gardens’ premises make the gardens one of the most sought after public resort in Milan.

The gardens were planned by Giuseppe Piermarini, an 18th-century architect who also designed La Scala and Palazzo Reale. Later the gardens were enlarged and decorated with amusing false rocks. Emilio Alemagna added natural elements such as waterfalls and rocky outcrops in the park for the 1871 World Fair.

The park also has a bar with outdoor tables and a small train for children. Some gardens on the other side of Via Palestro are open only to children accompanied by adults. Kids also love this park because of lush green grass all around and the presence of Hoepli Planetarium and the Museo di Storia Naturale. It's an excellent place to go for a walk or for a picnic during the day and enjoy several music/art events during the night time.

Why You Should Visit:
If you're tired of strolling through Milan, here is the perfect place to relax in the shade, even during the hottest days.

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Sight Name: Giardini pubblici Indro Montanelli
Sight Location: Milan, Italy
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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