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Sempione Park

Where
Parco Sempione
Via Pagano, Milano
Infopoint
InfoPoint - Ufficio Turismo del Comune di Milano
Piazza Duomo, 14, Milano
+39 02 88455555

Sempione Park is a romantic, English-style fenced park with a rich habitat of trees and shrubs, numerous recreational facilities and entertainment for children and adults.

Important historical buildings and Milanese institutions lie along its edges, such as the Sforza Castle and its museums, the Gianni Brera Arena, the Arch of Peace, the Triennale di Milano and the Civic Aquarium.

Sempione Park was the second park to be founded in Milan and is named after the fact that it was situated along the route that starts at the cathedral door, goes through the Arch of Peace, and leads to the Passo del Sempione (Simplon Pass). Located on the site of the ancient Piazza d'armi, it was built in the 1890s by the architect Alemagna with an asymmetrical plan to contrast with the regular texture of the urban layout.

Visitors to Sempione Park can admire a vast array of vegetation including: holly, catalpa, Atlantic, Himalayan and Californian cedar, beech, pine , ginkgo, horse chestnut, walnut, poplar, magnolia and beautiful clusters of red oaks . They can also catch a glimpse of collections of hydrangeas, camellias, rhododendrons, azaleas and antique roses along with specimens of orange trifoliate and winter-flowering shrubs. Ducks can be spotted in the fenced pond and the cast iron Mermaid bridge is a unique site that is also a popular romantic spot. Be sure to look out for the fountain of running water, which in the past was considered miraculous due to the properties of its sulphurous waters that appeared to have beneficial effects on health.

Sempione Park has a large play area for children, and offers adults the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities such as jogging along the dirt paths or cycling, running paths and exercise trails. The park also has four areas dedicated to dogs and kiosks and bars for moments of rest and relaxation. Sempione Park is also a destination for culture and entertainment, with artistic and botanical exhibitions and numerous shows at the Gianni Brera Arena.

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Places

Triennale

  • Art & Culture
Triennale
317 mt

Sforza Castle

Social life in Milan has always revolved around the Sforza Castle, a symbol of the city’s renowned industriousness and its love of beauty
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Sforza Castle
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Piccolo Teatro

"An Arts Theatre for Everyone" since 1947.
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Piccolo Teatro
422 mt

Needle, Thread and Knot

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Needle, Thread and Knot in Piazzale Cadorna
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Arco della Pace

Numerous architectural symbols of Milan. The imposing arch that stands out in the middle of Corso Sempione is one of these
  • Art & Culture
Arco della Pace, the Arch of Peace
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Basilica di San Simpliciano

  • Religious Tourism
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Church of San Maurizio

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Brera Picture Gallery

  • Art & Culture
Brera Picture Gallery
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Leonardo’s Vineyard

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Vigna di Leonardo, Musei Milano
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The Last Supper

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  • Unesco Sites
The Last Supper
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Santa Maria delle Grazie

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  • Religious Tourism
Santa Maria delle Grazie, inspiring churches in Lombardy
904 mt

Brera Botanical Gardens

A romantic green oasis in the center of Milan. The flower beds are home to some of the richest collections of species in our flora
  • Active & Green
Brera Botanical Gardens
924 mt

Roman Theatre of Milan

Discover the Roman Theatre of Milan
  • Art & Culture
Roman Theatre of Milan
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Conca dell'Incoronata

It's located at the end of Via San Marco within the city’s Spanish walls after the “Tombun de San Marc”.
  • Art & Culture
Conca dell'Incoronata
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Teatro alla Scala

One of the most famous international opera temples, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan enchants the world with opera, concerts and ballets.
  • Art & Culture
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1.1 km

La Scala Theatre Museum

  • Art & Culture
La Scala Theatre Museum
1.14 km

Sant'Ambrogio Basilica

One of the symbols of the city of Milan, is dedicated to its patron saint, whose feast is celebrated every year on December 7th
  • Religious Tourism
Sant'Ambrogio Basilica, a monumental landmark
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Perego Garden

  • Parks
Perego Garden - ph: Comune di Milano
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Ambrosian Picture Gallery

It houses the largest collection of Leonardo's sheets, the Codex Atlanticus, exhibited thanks to temporary thematic exhibitions
  • Art & Culture
Ambrosian Picture Gallery
1.2 km

Museo Mangini Bonomi

Housed in an elegant Milanese building, the museum exhibits an extensive collection organized in 40 sections
  • Art & Culture
Museo Mangini Bonomi, Musei Milano
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Activities

Private Tour of Sforza Castle, Triennale and Branca Tower

  • Art & Culture
Private Tour of Sforza Castle, Triennale and Branca Tower
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Torre Branca tickets

  • Art & Culture
Torre Branca tickets
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Private tour of Brera art gallery and Sforza castle

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  • Art & Culture
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Como Lake with Bellagio and Lugano day trip from Milan

  • Art & Culture
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Leonardo da Vinci in Milan

  • Art & Culture
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Milan hop-on hop-off bus tour: 24, 48, 72-hour tickets

  • Art & Culture
Milan hop-on hop-off bus tour: 24, 48, 72-hour tickets
592 mt

Lake Como day trip with Bellagio cruise from Milan

  • Art & Culture
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616 mt

Lake Como and Bellagio day trip

  • Lakes
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618 mt

Milan half-day city tour

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619 mt

Bergamo half-day trip from Milan

  • Art & Culture
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619 mt

Milan 2-hour self-balancing scooter tour

  • Art & Culture
Milan 2-hour self-balancing scooter tour
721 mt

Milan self-balancing scooter night tour

  • Art & Culture
Milan self-balancing scooter night tour
721 mt

Milan 3-hour self-balancing scooter tour

  • Art & Culture
Milan 3-hour self-balancing scooter tour
721 mt

Milan food walking tour

  • Art & Culture
Milan food walking tour
782 mt

Evening food walking tour in Milan

  • Food & Wine
Evening food walking tour in Milan
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Da Vinci's Last Supper skip-the-line tickets and guided tour

  • Art & Culture
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Leonardo's Vineyard entrance ticket with audioguide

  • Leonardo
Leonardo's Vineyard entrance ticket with audioguide
912 mt

Leonardo's Vineyard guided visit

  • Leonardo
Leonardo's Vineyard guided visit
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Santa Maria delle Grazie entrance ticket with audioguide

  • Leonardo
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