19. Porta Romana, Cadore, Montenero

A dynamic and elegant, but at the same time calm and silent residential area, situated in the very city centre where virtuous processes for both the urban and social redevelopment are being activated.

Key Details

What to expect

A lively residential area livened up by historical workshops, taverns, ethnic pubs and places for the cultural leisure, close to the city centre


It is meant for those who want to live in a calm area but close to the city centre, with its monumental places, fitted out with all the principals services and well connected to the public transportation

What not to expect

A no busy area with large pedestrian areas and big malls

Real estate market

The area offers council houses which date back to the end of the IXX century, elegant Liberty residences of the XX century and residential complexes which were built in the ‘50s and ‘60s

You are going to fall in love with

A lively and no chaotic atmosphere, where everything you need is at hand


Closeness to the city centre, well connected to the public transportation, residential mix, Liberty, redeveloped farmsteads, street food, taverns, pubs for cocktails, restaurants, trading stores, historical workshops, huge cultural offer, families, shopping, spa, chic and alternative area, trendy pubs

Commute times

Duomo: 8 min. by car, 5 min. by public transportation
Castello Sforzesco: 15 min. by car, 15 min. by public transportation
Cadorna Station: 15 min. by car, 10 min. by public transportation
Central Station: 15 min. by car, 15 min. by public transportation
Milano Malpensa: 50 min. by car, 1h 10min. by public transportation
Milano Linate: 15 min. by car, 30 min. by public transportation


Closest underground lines
Line 3 (Stops Porta Romana, Lodi Tibb)

Surface Transport
Well connected to both trams and buses

Railroad Service
Not too far from the Passante (Porta Vittoria Stop)

Highways and freeways
15 min from the A1, 30 min from the A4, 10 min from A7, 30 min from A8, 17 min from the East freeway, 20 min from West freeway, 20 min from North freeway


East: Umbria avenue

West: Regina Margherita avenue, Caldara avenue, Filippetti avenue, Ripamonti street

North: XXII Marzo street

South: Isonzo avenue, Lodi Square

Neighborhood areas
28. Porta Venezia, Indipendenza
20. Porta Vittoria, Lodi
27. Quadronno, Palestro, Guastalla
5. Ripamonti, Vigentino
18. Navigli

A walk through the district

An area where both a chic and alternative souls coexist, which make it always trendier also for young people. Few traces have survived from the rural and industrial past, instead in the historical Mercato di Frutta e Verdura the beautiful Palazzina Liberty survives, which is the real cultural centre of the whole area.

What to expect

An area situated next to the city center, which is always being more revaluated thanks to the great connection to the public transportation.

Here, you can find culture places, historical workshops and taverns, where you can savour the atmosphere of the Milan of the past; but also, ethnic and alternative pubs, thanks to the closeness to important universities like IED and Bocconi.

There are also historical stores which are situated next to the trendier ones, where you can find uncommon and original items.


This area is meant for those who want to live close to the city centre, with all the conveniences.

Those who work in the city centre will find this area strategic in order to reach their own office by public transportation, and then they can conclude the day enjoying the numerous leisure and wellness places, like the Spa, nice restaurants, chic stalls for the street food and the Teatro Carcano.

Moreover, here there are many luxury hotels, schools and many buildings dedicated to sport and yoga. Currently this area is becoming always more desired and trendier.

What not to expect

This area is not meant for those who want to live in a calm and remote atmosphere with few pubs for leisure. It can’t be appreciated by those who don’t care always discovering new restaurants and finding trendy and chich pubs where you can spend the night in company.

Real Estate market

The area provides a mainly residential real estate offer and it is very varied according to the reference area.

You can find council houses which date back to the end of the IXX century, which alternate with elegant Liberty residences of the XX century; as well as very common residential complexes, which were built during the post-war period.

You are going to love…

In this area you will love the numerous places, very different from each other by both the aesthetics and the vocation, which will amaze you for the atmosphere they can give.

The Bagni Misteriosi, the Cascina Cuccagna and the Urban Knitting installations contribute to making this section of the city attractive and trendy.

Behind the corner

The area is close to the Tribunale and the Giardino Pubblico della Rotonda della Besana Rotonda, which includes the MuBa Museo dei Bambini. Not too far from it there are also other cultural institutions, like the Fondazione Prada, the Museo del Fumetto and the Teatro Carcano. Close to this area there are the Bocconi and the Università Statale which attract students from each part of Italy and of the world every year.
For a relaxing and resting break, you can easily reach the Giardini della Guastalla and you can visit the Complesso dell’Umanitaria with its events.

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