The history of the area of ​​Punta San Giuliano, near the Ponte della Libertà, is that of an area that over the years has become heavily degraded, at an urban and environmental level. Area that has been used for years as a landfill for industrial and urban waste, with highly polluting and threatening factors for the lagoon habitat.

With the new millennium the project for the reconversion of the area - by architect Antonio Di Mambro and carried out with European funds - kicks off, constituting one of the most significant interventions for consistency, complexity, articulation and for the difficulties of implementation due to its strong decay. An imposing project, which covers 700 hectares of land, canals, sandbanks and the lagoon; of which 76 hectares are now open to the public. Another 30 hectares have already been cleared and made safe. Its extension makes it one of the largest city parks in the world.

The park is composed of various structures and services, including a pedestrian and cycle area, which can also be used for skating, which reaches a total development of about 15 kilometers.

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