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Orto Botanico di Brera

Via Brera 28, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5031 4680
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A quiet retreat in the heart of Milan

A visit to the Brera Accademy is a must for art lovers but not everyone is aware of the botanical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LadySule
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Milan, Italy
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Hidden Gem!

Whilst in the Brera District today, I noticed on Google Maps there was this Botanical Garden. Just... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Pearl W
via mobile
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Via Brera 28, 20121 Milan, Italy
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+39 02 5031 4680
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the Brera Accademy is a must for art lovers but not everyone is aware of the botanical garden adjacent to the Academy. It features a vast collection of plants, trees,flowers against the annex that houses the Observatory. A seductive green heaven in...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst in the Brera District today, I noticed on Google Maps there was this Botanical Garden. Just type in ‘Orto Botanico Di Brera’ and the map app directed me to it. It’s a lovely hidden gem, perfect to relax have a sandwich and ponder! There...More

Thank Pearl W
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The end of December in the rain is probably not the best time to see this place, but you could get a feel for what a pleasant refuge it must be in summer. Can be accessed through the Pinoteca di Brera - walk across the...More

1  Thank Fudge03
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A beautiful garden located inside the academy. Pastoral and soothing. A nice place to eat a sandwich or simply relax. Ask the locals how to get.

1  Thank oren79
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small secret garden which you can find if you walk through the back entrance of Palazzo di Brera. Entrance is free and you can find some unique plants here including a couple of old ginko trees. Worth a visit.

1  Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Not too appealing to a plant person but a nice quiet niche away from the hubbub. Seems unkempt but maybe it was the time of year. Difficult to find - we had to really hunt for it.

Thank VeronaFan1
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Free entry. Cute very small botanical garden behind the Pinacoteca di Brera - enter through the academy on the ground floor ... Enjoyable cool shaded garden to breath in fresh air and relax awhile after visiting the Brera Art Gallery upstairs.

1  Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I liked this place because I love nature but I think they could keep it a little better because it is a very original location in Milan

Thank vprita
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

After visiting the Brera art gallery, I stumbled across the associated botanic garden at the back and side. The garden has some interesting collections which were being used by a school group when I was there. I was impressed by the huge Gingko trees.

Thank Stephen J
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

It's always nice to find a haven of greenery within a city and even during February people were here enjoying a walk or a chat in the leafy surroundings. The sun was out and being sheltered from the wind it was warm just sitting around...More

1  Thank Spencer S
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Nearby
Brera
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an
excellent mix between history and modernity, where
tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty
reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca
(galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and
Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior
design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of
the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to
...More
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