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Orto Botanico di Brera

Via Brera 28, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5031 4680
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Orto Botanico di Brera

Free entry. Cute very small botanical garden behind the Pinacoteca di Brera - enter through the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ken M
mi e' piaciuto ma potrebbe essere tenuto molto meglio

I liked this place because I love nature but I think they could keep it a little better because it... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Milan, Italy
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Via Brera 28, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5031 4680
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Free entry. Cute very small botanical garden behind the Pinacoteca di Brera - enter through the academy on the ground floor ... Enjoyable cool shaded garden to breath in fresh air and relax awhile after visiting the Brera Art Gallery upstairs.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I liked this place because I love nature but I think they could keep it a little better because it is a very original location in Milan

Thank vprita
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After visiting the Brera art gallery, I stumbled across the associated botanic garden at the back and side. The garden has some interesting collections which were being used by a school group when I was there. I was impressed by the huge Gingko trees.

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It's always nice to find a haven of greenery within a city and even during February people were here enjoying a walk or a chat in the leafy surroundings. The sun was out and being sheltered from the wind it was warm just sitting around...More

Thank Spencer S
Reviewed 22 January 2017

To access this botanic garden, one has to walk through the Palazzo di Brera all the way to its back and then turn right. It's a lovely garden, although it did not look especially grand in the middle of winter. Entrance is free.

2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

During October there wasn't much to see. Noticeably old, which is a good thing, and well managed garden with many nice plants and flowers. Worth of visiting in the spring and summer time.

1  Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is a bit difficult to find. Go through the court yard of the Brera's Museum/University and walk along the corridor opposite. At the end turn right down another corridor and the door leading to the garden is off to the left. Entrance to the...More

3  Thank MikeWells90
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Yes it was hidden away in more or less the Centre of Milan. Worth hunting it out, it is free entry so nothing to pay

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The botanic garden of Brera has a very long history but now is a great place to wander around and learn about their plants. They have quite a variety and most of them are grouped with explanatory signs in Italian and English. Access is either...More

Thank Veni_bibi_edi
Reviewed 23 April 2015

free access open from 10 to 21 to reach it you have to enter in the court of Brera's museum/University. at the upcoming of expo, inside there are a lot of installations about parfums! it's a opportunity to smell ancient parfums and to watch (and...More

3  Thank Easy1983
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an
excellent mix between history and modernity, where
tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty
reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca
(galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and
Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior
design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of
the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to
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