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Leonardo da Vinci's Horse

Cultural Park, Via Piccolomini | Between The Racetrack And The Soccer Stadium, Milan, Italy
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Impressive

Milan’s Duke Lodovico il Moro ordered the sculpture from Leonardo da Vinci in 1482. It was meant to... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Cool But Not Worth Going Out Of Your Way For

For starters before you go just be sure you know where this stage is. It's by the newer race track... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Steve H
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New Jersey
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Cultural Park, Via Piccolomini | Between The Racetrack And The Soccer Stadium, Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Milan’s Duke Lodovico il Moro ordered the sculpture from Leonardo da Vinci in 1482. It was meant to be the largest statue in the world of this kind, but it was never finished due to the various circumstances. But, Leonardo prepared a lot of details,...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 22 May 2017

For starters before you go just be sure you know where this stage is. It's by the newer race track. Because right nearby is the old racetrack and the futbol stadium. I was under the impression that's where this was and walked all around the...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We expected better management of this land mark to align with the effort made by Leonardo and the people who persisted to support his dream to construct this huge and amazing horse statue. The place was empty and appeared deserted. It seems there was some...More

2  Thank TQ_Travel-Quest
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This huge, beautifully done "Leonardo" horse was given as a gift to the Italian people from a large group of american donors. There is no charge to view this wonderful bronze which stands just before the entrance to an attractive Milan race track. We were...More

2  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This bronze horse sculpture was created by Leonardo da Vinci in 1482. This happens to be the largest equestrian statue in the world. This piece of art is one of the early work of the Sculptor. The statue stands 24 feet mounted on a Carrara...More

1  Thank Prabir G
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is worth seeing, however not by the very long tour bus journey on the green line. If you buy a day pass €4.50 each and use the metro it's not even a 10 minute walk to the racecourse. There is nothing else to see...More

Thank bramble40
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This statue is everything travel brochures are saying...and more. Grand, exquisitely executed, beautiful location. Just the walk from the subway to the statue allows for a nice immersion into the area architectural, civic, historic and human character.

2  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 23 February 2016

In 1999, I read that the Da Vinci Horse had been built and installed and added it to what i wanted to see and do on my around the world adventure. It was excellent. I stayed in the nearby Hostel and think i walked there...More

2  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This is a nice feature in this square which make the piazza look so much better you wouldn't just come here to visit this alone but the whole scene is stunning

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We sae the horse in Grand Rapids first. But were glad there was one in Milan also. When we saw it, it was a bit run down area. But still a wonder to see.

Thank weetikv
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