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Milan: Leonardo da Vinci’s Basin

A canal system that criss-crossed Milan designed by Leonardo

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The Porte Vinciane (Da Vinci’s Gates) are one of Da Vinci’s places in Milan:

a canal system that criss-crossed Milan, designed by Leonardo himself, which was very important for communication and trade in the past.

Today, Da Vinci’s gates represent a symbol for Milan, to demonstrate how much the city owes to the water and how the Navigli could be used for business, trade and leisure even nowadays.


Cover pic courtesy of Flickr user Alessandro (obliot)

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