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Navigli District Photo Tour in Milan
"We will walk through the Colonne di San Lorenzo pay a visit to the splendid San Lorenzo Maggiore Church which is about a thousand years old and then head to see the Darsena the ancient port of Milan newly renovated after years of struggling. After a brief stop at a local food market and a glimpse of the design district we will proceed to the very heart of the Navigli neighborhood where street photographers will be d shooting old transport canals that survived to the paving and gritty alleys and courtyards where plenty of picturesque perspectives and unique pubs await us. We will then walk through Vicolo dei Lavandai the alley where women washed clothes until the 50s. Nowadays the area is clustered with painters studios and lovely cafes.Book this tour for any Saturday or the last Sunday of the month and we’ll bring you to the best flea markets in town!
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Navigli District Photo Tour in Milan
"We will walk through the Colonne di San Lorenzo pay a visit to the splendid San Lorenzo Maggiore Church which is about a thousand years old and then head to see the Darsena the ancient port of Milan newly renovated after years of struggling. After a brief stop at a local food market and a glimpse of the design district we will proceed to the very heart of the Navigli neighborhood where street photographers will be d shooting old transport canals that survived to the paving and gritty alleys and courtyards where plenty of picturesque perspectives and unique pubs await us. We will then walk through Vicolo dei Lavandai the alley where women washed clothes until the 50s. Nowadays the area is clustered with painters studios and lovely cafes.Book this tour for any Saturday or the last Sunday of the month and we’ll bring you to the best flea markets in town!
From EUR180.00
 
Navigli District Photo Tour in Milan
"We will walk through the Colonne di San Lorenzo pay a visit to the splendid San Lorenzo Maggiore Church which is about a thousand years old and then head to see the Darsena the ancient port of Milan newly renovated after years of struggling. After a brief stop at a local food market and a glimpse of the design district we will proceed to the very heart of the Navigli neighborhood where street photographers will be d shooting old transport canals that survived to the paving and gritty alleys and courtyards where plenty of picturesque perspectives and unique pubs await us. We will then walk through Vicolo dei Lavandai the alley where women washed clothes until the 50s. Nowadays the area is clustered with painters studios and lovely cafes.Book this tour for any Saturday or the last Sunday of the month and we’ll bring you to the best flea markets in town!
From EUR180.00

Naviglio Grande Tips (15)

Charming canals and good restaurants.

As far as everybody knows Milan had no natural water arteries from the ancient times. Navigli canals were dug out in Middle Ages just to create cheap water ways so that deliver to the city row...
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Oleg_D.
May 30, 2013

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Originally a series of canals connected Milan to lakes and rivers all over Lombardy. The marble used for the construction of the Duomo was transported via these waterways from the Lago Maggiore near...
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TexasDave
Mar 18, 2013

Navigli

It's hard to believe landlocked Milan was once an important port. But in the 12th century a series of canals were built to transport goods in and out of the city and surrounding areas of Lombardy...
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leffe3
Aug 12, 2011

Wander the Navigli.....

Hopefully the water level will be a bit higher than when I visited, otherwise the canals will be pretty smelly in high summer!This is the canal area, once a busy industrialised district and now (I'm...
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leics
Mar 10, 2011

Navigli and the canals

Navigli is a district in the south of Milan where you can find many restaurants, bars, art galleries and antique shops. There is an antique market by the canals the last Sunday every month in...
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MalenaN
Mar 27, 2009

Navigli

Navigli is certainly one of the most picturesque of Milan. Here you find boutiques and ateliers of artist of Milan, cafes, restaurants and old moored barges fitted out as bars for meeting the typical...
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lina112
Jul 31, 2008

Deep Disappointment

I have seen some nice photos at vt websites we went to find this lively zone with nice river view. We took the metro to P.Ta Genoa. River bed was dry. Full of trafic & noisy.We waslked down the...
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nihandenis
Oct 31, 2007

Water canals

Navigli are the water canals used for transportation of goods in the old times. However, today they have become the area for restaurants and bars for gathering. Along Navigli, you can find many nice...
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muratkorman
Oct 08, 2007

NAVIGLIO GRANDE

Naviglio Grande is one of my favourite places in Milan. Linked with many restaurants, cafes and little streets, it has a great atmosphere. It's the right place both for an afternoon walk and the night...
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Maggies
Nov 05, 2006

Santa Maria delle Grazie al Naviglio

Santa Maria delle Grazie al Naviglio, which I discovered by chance, wandering in Navigli area, is one of the most beautiful churches I have seen in Milan.The church took the name from its position on...
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Diana75
Jun 08, 2006

I Navigli

The truth is that not so many tourists ever heard about the Navigli, one of the most picturesque areas in Milan. The channels meet in the great basin of Darsena, the famous dockyard which today is no...
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Diana75
Jun 06, 2006

History on water

The canals known today as Navigli were devised almost a thousand years ago, and it was in 1179 when the first canal (the Naviglio Grande) was finished and opened, serving both as a communication means...
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baronedivandastad
Aug 11, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Naviglio Grande

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Basilica dei Santi Apostoli e San Nazaro Maggiore

Basilica dei Santi Apostoli e San Nazaro Maggiore (Basilica of Saint Apostles and Saint Nazaire) is one of the oldest European churches. It was founded in 382 A.D. by Saint Ambrose the Bishop of...
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Torre Velasca

Standing on the roofs or balconies of buildings you are able to see things not otherwise apparent from a street view. Standing on the roof of the Milan Duomo, the Torre Velasca was definitely one of...
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Basilica San Lorenzo alle Colonne

San Lorenzo alle Colonne was the last church I visited in the end of a long day of sightseeing. My mom was so tired that she stayed in a café, while I walked here on my own. San Lorenzo is one of...
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Chiesa San Sebastiano - Church

The round form of the church has its origin in the early destination as civic votiv temple for stopping the plague. The church was commissioned by San Carlo Borromeo in 1576 and subsequently...
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Chiesa Santa Maria Presso San Satiro - Church

This small Renaissance style church was built in 1482 by Duke of Milan, Galeazzo Maria Sforza. It replaced an older Romanesque-style church dating from the 9th century whose Romanesque bell tower has...
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Chiesa San Gottardo in Corte - Church

Church San Gottardo in Corte or San Gottardo a Palazzo was built as the Ducal Chapel by Azzone Visconti about 1336. It was originally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin but Azzone who suffered from the...
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Porta Ticinese, 20143 Milan, Italy

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