Sempione Park, Milan

Viale Gerolamo Bartolomeo Gadio, 2, 20121 Milan, Italy

Sempione Park - a favorite place of recreation for the citizens of Milan, erected in 1893 on the project Emilio Alemany. At the moment the area of ​​the park is about 50 acres. The park is a huge number of ponds, which in addition to fish, you can see turtles and waterfowl. The main attractions of the park are the magnificent Palazzo del Arte, which hosts exhibitions of decorative arts, as well as the Arch of Peace, originally conceived by Napoleon, as the Arc de Triomphe. Its construction was started in 1807 in honor of the victories of Napoleon's troops in the Apennines. Through the Arch of Emperor of the French solemnly assumed to enter the city after the completion of the. However, construction proceeded slowly. By 1815, when Napoleon's power came to an end after his defeat at Waterloo, the arch has not yet been built. Its opening took place only in 1838. It was renamed the Peace Arch in memory of the world, was established in Europe in 1815 after the fall of Napoleon's empire. Among the other attractions of the park - the stadium since Napoleon and the aquarium, which contains the most complete collection of marine and lake fowl Italy..

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