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Sforzesco Castle


One of the symbols of the city of Milan

Among the largest castles in Europe and one of the main attractions of Milan and its history, the Castello Sforzesco was built between 1300 and 1400 with a primarily defensive function. Today, it houses the Civic Museums that hosts works by Bellini, Antonello da Messina and Mantegna, but also the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of Ancient Art, the Pietà Rondanini, the famous unfinished sculpture by Michelangelo, the Pinacoteca and the Sala delle Asse by Leonardo da Vinci. Donot miss the majestic grounds within the Castle, split into three courtyards: Piazza d'Armi where the soldiers stayed, the courtyard of the Rocchetta, the most protected section of the castle where the treasure of the duchy was kept, and finally the Ducal Court, characterized by the beautiful garden with a long pool in the middle.

Explore the beauty of Castello Sforzesco, its towers, battlements, history, rooms and secret paths to discover, museums and a thousand interesting features!

Sforzesco Castle

Piazza Castello, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

Call +390288463700 Website

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