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Colonne di San Lorenzo

Corso Di Porta Ticinese, Milan, Italy
+39 342 530 4844
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“roman ruins” (4 reviews)
“roman times” (3 reviews)
Corso Di Porta Ticinese, Milan, Italy
+39 342 530 4844
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I am not sure when this structure was erected but it was probably in the roman times. It is a nice place to see and it is free.

Thank olie293
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The colonnade located in front of the Basilica of San Lorenzo consists of sixteen tall Corinthian columns that was placed here in the 4th century. The columns are impressive, more than seven meters high and together with a nice square it is a perfect opportunity...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 26 August 2017

There are not many Roman ruins left in Milan but this colonnade is worth the visit, especially as it is in front of the San Lorenzo bascilica.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The area is interesting because of these columns, but it is probably the Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore makes it even more worthwhile. The columns are right in front of the church and in themselves do not tell much of a story. The area is more...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

In the summer heat, I could have skipped the trek to these columns. I wasn't too impressed, maybe because I've seen better preserved ruins and columns. There's not much around the area other than shops. More like a meeting point for groups of teenagers.

Thank Zayna B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I don't know how important they are in the history, but from my part, the place is not so impressive. I guess is a nice way to spend some time, but only if you are not hustled by all the africans that stay around there...More

Thank Cristi I
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Le Colonne di San Lorenzo is an historic place in Milan. But during the night everything is different because a lot of guys meet there. You can buy a beer and cocktail and drink with your friends in the square.

1  Thank AndreasPhotographer
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Milan is not known for having many Roman ruins but these columns are some that still remain in the city. They are on the street in the Corso di Porta Ticinese in front of the Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore. They are worth seeing as is...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed 17 May 2017

16 corinthian columns are the ruins of Roman era. Now it's the square where young Italians enjoy their free time. You have to look at this place if you love ancient history.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Quite impressive roman columns housed close to the church place where lot of young people meet during day/night. Hectic place during working hours offers some good places to sit and eat.

Thank D0cumenta
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient
days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar
to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the
Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are
two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande.
The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk
with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes
in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns
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