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Darsena

Open Now: 10:45 AM - 5:45 PM
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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average12%
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13 Feb 2018
“a great improvement comparing to few years ago!”
3 Jan 2018
“Nice to place to take a walk on a sunny day”
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This small waterway, located next to the Porta Ticinese, is all that remains of the intricate system of canals and rivers that have crisscrossed the city of Milan since Roman times.
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21022 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Travel a little way out of the city centre by metro, to visit this beautiful area, with an amazing choice of restaurants. Every possible choice of restaurant available, with varying prices, from buffet style to cordon bleu. Boat tours and gondola rides are available along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

la Darsena is one of the most popular places where young people and who lives in Milano like to go during the nice season to have a walk, to enjoy an happy hour or also to approach the very well known block so called i...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank ndujatuttalavita
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It is 30 minutes walk from Duomo . It is worth a walk if the weather is nice. It has been developed not known so much by tourists. Lot of places to eat. Highly recommended if you do not want to go shopping. Very safe...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Margeritta
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Darsena is well worth a walk to see this revitalized area. Darsena is connected to the Naviglio Grande canal and was the center of the area. The area is more modern with many bars and cafes

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank joycep883
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Darsena is a small lake area where 2 of the remaining canals, Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese meet. Back in the 17th century it was a major port, trade and transport hub and the canal system reached up to Lago Maggiore. The area was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went there on local recommendation and was not disappointed! Very lively scene full of bars, restaurants, caffes and people. Canal lined up with small bridges and easy to walk along. Lots of bars serve the buffet food when you buy a drink too. Great idea!...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank kasia d
Reviewed 26 August 2017

There isn't much water in Milan, but this spot is most pleasant and worth the visit. It is at the junction of two canals and is easily accessible by tram. There were even fishermen fishing while I was there. Nice escape from the city.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I realised that I was a little lucky – Darsena opened about a year back, after being closed for 25 years ! This is where Naviglio joins as it travels from Ricino. The sides of the Dasena has place to sit and enjoy the scenery....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank SujaJai
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Darsena is the place where the Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande canals meet and this was an important trade and transportation point. Now it's a beautiful relaxing site where you can enjoy your time.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's unbelievable to think that this used to be a non-place. Just a few years ago, there was nothing here. In 2015, the new Darsena dramatically changed the looks of this part of town. Now it's a must-visit, especially at night when hanging out near...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank giuliets123
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