Parco Sempione

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Parco Sempione information

Milan , Italy
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Metro: Cadorna, Cairoli
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Situated behind the Castello Sforzesco, Parco Sempione was a resounding success, and even today Milanese of all ages come to enjoy its winding paths, copses and ornamental ponds. Giò Ponti's spindly, 1933 steel tower (built in two months for a Triennale exhibition) provides a fantastic 108m-high viewing platform over the park. Take the lift up at sunset, or at night to watch city lights twinkle, and lord it over the Just Cavalli Café crowd below.