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Arco della Pace
Vacation Travel Guide

On the edge ofMilan’s sprawling Sempione Park is a stunning piece of 19th-centuryarchitecture, providing a picturesque backdrop to the park.

Milan’s largest urban park is home to one of the finestpieces of neoclassical architecture in the city. The Arch of Peace presents astunning backdrop for revelers enjoying the sprawling Sempione Park and forarchitecture enthusiasts who come to admire its intricate designs.

The arch was built in the early 19th century under theguidance of Napoleon, although its location can be traced back to Roman times.It was built at the Porta Sempione, a former city gate that was once part ofthe Roman wall that surrounded Milan.

Approach the arch via the twisting paths of Sempione Park.The park is a mix of formal and wild gardens with lakes, trees and flowerbedsto discover. Approach the arch through the park for great photo opportunities,as the Arch of Peace is best seen in the context of the gardens. At 82 feet (25meters) high and 79 feet (24 meters) wide, the arch is the dominant structurein the park.

As you get closer, notice the elaborate design on the faceof the grand arch. Adorning its facade is a series of statues made from marbleand bronze. See the depictions of important historical events, including theBattle of Leipzig and the Congress of Vienna. Statues of Apollo, Mars andMinerva are also visible on the arch. Look to the top of the arch to see itsdefining feature, a statue of the Chariot of Peace being led by six horses.It’s the work of Italian sculptor Abbondio Sangiorgio, whose work can be seenthroughout the city, including at the Royal Palace.

The Arch of Peace is located at the entrance of SempionePark, near the historic city center. It can be reached by metro or car. Thereis ample street parking in the area. There is no fee to visit the arch.

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B&B Hotel Milano Sant'Ambrogio
B&B Hotel Milano Sant'Ambrogio
3 out of 5
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The price is NT$1,782 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

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Hotel VIU Milan
Hotel VIU Milan
5 out of 5
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The price is NT$6,253 per night from Mar 21 to Mar 22

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UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano
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4 out of 5
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The price is NT$1,782 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
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5 out of 5
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The price is NT$6,253 per night from Mar 21 to Mar 22
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UNAHOTELS Century Milano
4 out of 5
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The price is NT$2,975 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
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4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
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