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  • 1. Central Station

    Be careful: Groups of pickpockets are constantly positioned around the metro ticket vending machines at the main station (Centrale). As soon as a person starts a ticket demand process they arrange...

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  • 2. Pick Pockets

    I was travelling with my Wife on 12th July 2012 to Tremezzo by taking the Train from Milan Central Station to San Giovani,the Train Schedule was at 15.10,but was late for 15 minutes,our Wagon was No....

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  • 3. Traffic

    Driving car in Milan might be adventure (a nightmare) for you because of a very huge traffic. However, if you want to test your nerves and courage you are welcom in the club. The best entrance in the...

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  • 4. Bracelet Street Vendors

    Though Milan has a lovely atmosphere, the pushy street "vendors" can ruin a bit. They are around the main hotspots, especially il Duomo and the street just...

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  • 5. Problem Areas

    I was a little wary of Milan, but after a day or two about the city I quickly became very relaxed, as if I'd lived there all my life. There are a few areas you...

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  • 6. Touts, hawkers and others... Not really dangerous!

    First of all, I need to say that this is a warning, but not really a danger. I never really felt threatened in Milan, and I think that the touts and other...

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  • 7. Beware of the hot climate during summer

    We visited Milan in August 2012 during a heatwave, and the heat was absolutely terrible. I don't know the temperatures and I think they were not even that high...

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  • 8. Cover your shoulders when visiting a church!

    As far as I know this is a custom throughout the whole country of Italy, and I am sure most VTers know about this, but I still wanted to write a tip here...

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  • 9. Learn the Italian for "Tap Water Please"!!

    After a morning's wandering around the central touristy bit I fancied putting my feet up for a bit and just watching the world go by. This little cafe, whose...

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  • 10. Central Station, Milan

    I've been through Milan Central Station four times over the past two summers and have spent a night in a hotel only a few hundred metres away. I have felt safe...

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  • 11. A Rip-off Restaurant!!

    This tip also appears under "Restaurants" but 'll repeat it here just in case someone is checking out just the "Warning or Danger" tips - After a long day's...

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  • 12. Rip off prices

    This bar/restaurant across from the central station was a major rip off. 30 euros for a small pizza for two and two small beers!! They done us and were rubbing...

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  • 13. Validate that Ticket!

    Before you board a train in Italy, you must validate your ticket by feeding it into a machine on the wall, which stamps a date/time code on it. This prevents...

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  • 14. Lack of bathrooms at the Galleria

    If you are shopping at the Galleria and needed a bathroom, you are doomed! There are no public restrooms anywhere except to go to the ground floor. When I was...

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  • 15. Punch your ticket.

    I am not sure whether this tip applies merely to certain regions in Italy or is nationwide, but I think it is worth passing on. Having arrived in Milan,...

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  • 16. Watch out for your bags in Salernitano on Vitruvio

    I am 95% sure that the personnel of Ristorante Salernitano took my bag with all my documents while me and my friends were dining there. The employees were...

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  • 17. Beware of the bird seed sellers

    In the piazzas of Italy there are a lot of pigeons, and along with those come also the bird seed sellers. These guys are standing in the piazzas and waiting...

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  • 18. Gangs of Thieves in NICE SUITS

    Beware riding the metro that thieves may look very presentable. Yesterday a man on a crowded metro car was surrounded by about 6 other men in nice suits and...

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  • 19. THESE DANGEROUS CANALS

    There are few canals (Navigli) in Milan that you can fall into. So be careful. I've seen it's not that easy to get out. And once you fall in, you can not only...

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  • 20. Mandatory validation of the train tickets

    The train tickets in Italy have a usual validity of 6 months (or 3 months depending on the type of the train) from the issuing date and need to be validated...

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  • 21. Railway workers strike

    This is definitely something that became very common in Italy lately and obviously the nightmare of almost all my business trips there.I think soon I will be...

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  • 22. Closed subway stations

    When you woke up at 6am to catch a 7am train a closed train station can change your whole day. My hotel was located between two stops of two different subway...

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  • 23. The worst moment to visit the Duomo

    If you are considering to visit Milan, because you are willing to admire the Cathedral... please, ask for information in advance. The photograph show how the...

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  • 24. Men

    More of a warning than a danger. One thing I have to remember when I travel is that I am going to places where cultures are different and therefore people may...

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  • 25. Beware of burglars!

    Sometimes in my area (but I have heard in other areas as well) burglars try to get into flats and convince people to open the door to the main entrance of the...

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