Ripa di Porta Ticinese, 11, 20143 Milano MI, Italy
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The Naviglio Grande is the first of the canals that make up the Milan canal system, the oldest and the most important. It was built in the years 1177-1257 and is fed by the river Ticino. The Naviglio Grande is about 50 km long and served as an export and import route. It was one of the largest medieval engineering projects, allowing development of commerce, transport and agriculture.
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