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In 1801 Napoleon ordered the demolition of the fortifications for Milan's Castello Sforzesco. This left a large space for the piazza Sempione, now a suitable site for a monumental construction to serve as a triumphal entrance to the city. Begun in...more
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You see this, and you think of the Roman Forum or the Parisienne Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile on the western end of the Champs-Élysées. In 1807 they started building this monument to celebrate Napoleon’s victories, but the Milanese weltanschauung (world view) was changing. It...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank differentname
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A grand monument "celebrating" the end of the numerous wars of the 17th and 18th centuries. Read the history cause it started out as one thing and ended up as another after a few chansa along the way. Magnifico

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arch Della Pace is located in Sempione Park near Castello Sforzesco. The arch is impressive and comparable to arches in Paris, Barcelona, Prague, Brussels and Marseille. The artwork and architecture are stunning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John Dan K
Reviewed 19 August 2019

I can bring my friends, accessible by car before 10pm, I wait inside while they explore thepark and take pictures

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank annieinmilan
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place to watch sunset from the park near by If you’re a fan of art and architecture it’s for you to enjoy! The artwork is stunning . Look up and you’ll see what I’m talking about . Free . Grab a picnic, find a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank olyastravel
Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

Arco della Pace or Arch of Peace is also known as Sempione Gate in Sempione Park, Milan. The arch is clad in Crevola marble and decorated with Corinthian columns, bas-reliefs and sculptures. However, the monument looks lackadaisical and anaemic.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AsisBandyopadhyay
Reviewed 14 July 2019

Great place to come have a coffee at a cafe and people watch the folk at the arch. There's a park near by.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank charlottelotus
Reviewed 12 July 2019

My wife and I visited that place in July 2019. It was a very suitable place for toke lovely and historical photo.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank erfankarimi
Reviewed 11 July 2019

Too bad that the victory was of Napoleon, it was in fact built at the behest of the French who had fought several battles in Italy. The name of Peace was given to remember the end of conflicts Built to a design by Cagnola who...More

Date of experience: July 2019
97  Thank alessandrofL127YD
Reviewed 2 July 2019

A very impressive structure which is at the opposite end of the park to the castle, if you are in the park or castle its worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Neil M
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