Triennale di Milano
Italy’s first Triennale took place in 1923 in Monza. It aimed to promote interest in Italian design and applied arts, from ‘the spoon to...
Torre Branca is a 108m-tall steel tower raised in 1933, from the top of which you have a wonderful, bird’s-eye view of the city.
Perennially popular, Bar Bianco is the most down-to-earth of the Parco bars. The patio seats are good for people-watching, but securing...
Triennale Design Café
Overlooking the Parco Sempione treetops, the Design Café is a large, white, light space with an open kitchen and fittings displaying...
Lonely Planet review
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.