Hotels in Milan in Cadorna area: the 5 curiosities that you might not know about Navigli

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Do you know some interesting things about Navigli? Here you are some funny news about one of the most popular places of Milan city, they will be useful during your stay in a hotel in Cadorna area , as Secondo Pensiero, a luxury BeB. The Navigli are five: Naviglio Pavese, Naviglio Grande,Naviglio Martesana, Naviglio Bereguardo and Naviglio Paderno.

  1. Originally they were born to irrigate the fields, infact they formed a waterways system which connected Lombardia’s lakes with Milan. In modern times they have become an important tourist attraction. You can visit the Navigli on a boat, following the way of the barges that used to supply the ancient Milan of every commodity, from the marble of the Cathedral to the rice of the Oltrepo.
  2. The Navigli’s sluice system has been improved by Leonardo Da Vinci on the order of Ludovico Il Moro.
  3. There are 4 charming and suggestive tours to valorize the excellences of this fantastic territory.: itinerary of Conche ,Darsena, of Delizie, Martesana and of Fontanili.
  4. Over time the Navigli have been become one of the most glamour places of the city. Between Viale Beatrice d’Este and Viale Gian Galeazzo there are many bars, clubs, discobars, pubs and breweries where you can live the milanese life, beggining at the happy hour. The most elegant zones are: Via Mortara, Corso Cristoforo Colombo, Porta Ticinese, Via Conchetta.
  5. On Navigli’s banks you can try delicious restaurants: in Via Lodovico il Moro and Via Giacomo Watt you will find very comfortable places and good music during your dinners.

If you are going to stay at a luxury apartment in Milan and you do want to spend a suggestive night on the Navigli, listen to our suggestions for a real unforgettable experience !



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