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Vicolo dei Lavandai

Vicolo dei Lavandai, 20144 Milan, Italy
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Vicolo dei Lavandai, 20144 Milan, Italy
Navigli
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Vicolo dei Lavandai is one of the most picturesque spots along the colorful Naviglio Grande canal. It's name means "Washermen's Alley", and that's exactly what it was. The slanted slab stones over which the washermen and women used to scrub and rinse the laundry...More

Thank Tuxilla
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great place to take some pictures in Navigli District. Is something else and is on the walk way trough the district. In the proximity there are some restaurants where you can enjoy the view.

Thank Cristi I
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This little street is really interesting to see because it still has the original stones where the washerwomen, 'lavandai', used to work. Down the street there are also some art and photography studios which are interesting to go and have a look at, free of...More

Thank ItalyBaby
Reviewed 10 April 2017

walking around in this area you can reach the vicolo di lavandai..right after the many cafes and restaurants in this street you can see it.in the corner of a small path..the area is very nice and attracts many tourists the last few years .you can...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you want to experience few minutes like you are in Milano, two centuries ago, you can stop at this place during your visit at Navigli, imagining people walking around with the only noise of water during washing, and workers bringing their goods to market...More

Thank Guido C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

As you walk along the Naviglio Grande, take a few moments to go off the beaten path next to the restaurant El Brellin, and discover the washerwomen's area...the slabs that clothes were washed on are still visible...a reminder of the days without modern machinery...this was...More

Thank Nancy171717
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This corner is interesting if you know the story. Not worth acrossing the city to visit, though the area of Navigli is one of the best for a night out so you'll probably pass here.

Thank Tinkiwinki214
Reviewed 3 October 2016

to really realize and immagine this alley I suggest a double cross, the first one in the night whereby Navigli are fully of people. The second one in the early morning. I leave you to think/feel how impressive it is. Ciao!!

1  Thank Alberto_ZR
Reviewed 17 September 2016

quite a unique site, which i never miss when showing visitors Milano, since it is a relic, but given its position one can imagine what the scene must have looked like 100 or 200 years ago

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is not much, but is worth seeing. We used it as an excuse to go to the Navigli district. It is a small roof over a small waterway where laundry used to be washed. The architecture is reminiscent of roman times, and the bar...More

Thank smithcu
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Navigli
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient
days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar
to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the
Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are
two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande.
The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk
with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes
in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns
...More
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