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People must stay at home. A distance of a meter or so is kept in case of any personal encounters. Webcams have temporarily become the default communication tool.
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Milan's former hospital, built during the 15th century by the Sforzas, has become the most central campus of Milan State University (Humanities).

It's definitely worth a visit to admire its long façade - with Gothic-Renaissance terracotta décor - on Via Festa del Perdono and its splendid courtyards. The main one, called Cortile del Filarete, was designed in the 17th century by Francesco Maria Ricchino who partly re-used older ornamental elements. From the far corner on the right, you reach a series of smaller courtyards, to be explored among groups of wandering students.

The geometric mushroom of the Torre Velasca dominates the skyline in downtown Milan and is visible much further afield too.

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An hotel room in Milan with CiaoMilano? A reliable place
TO STAY in the Università Statale district?

Via Festa del Perdono 3
Università district
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