Pinsteps. Foro Buonaparte, Milan
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This large square in front of the Sforzesco castle was conceived during the time of Napoleon and got. the name Foro Bonaparte. This grandiose project was to include a huge colonnade enveloping the square against the backdrop of majestic Baroque buildings, and an artificial canal was supposed to connect this part of the city with the canals of Navigli. But even the French did not have money for such an exciting project. Over time, a monument to Garibaldi was erected in the center of the square, luxurious baroque facades gave way to Italian neoclassicism and only the name remained as a reminder of the magnificent project. Foro Bonaparte.

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Kirill Shabalin
Center of Milan by foot for a few hours

This route is suitable for those who come to Milan for a day or for those who stay in the city. We will visit the Dome Square, get acquainted with the architecture of the town, and feel its spirit, born during the formation of independent Italy. We will walk along the quiet streets of the bohemian region of Brera and plunge into urban life in the Castello area. Stories, bars, restaurants, shops, and comfort will accompany us at every step.

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