Sforza Castle in Milan

#6of 14 places to visit
in Milan

Place name: Sforza Castle

Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) is located in the heart of the city, surrounded by a fortified wall, behind which hides the landscape Sempione Park. The Sforza castle was once the residence of the influential family, several times destroyed and restored, yet has not acquired a modern look. Now Sforza Castle pleases all fans of history with plenty of museums, among which the most interesting Museum of Egypt, prehistoric, Museum of musical instruments, utensils and other museums.

The Sforza castle also houses Michelangelo's unfinished sculpture "Pieta Rondanini.

Entrance to the castle is free, entrance to the museums costs €5.

Region: Milan, Italy

Open hours: from 7:00 am to 6:00-7:00 pm

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See Egyptian mummies in Milan
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Sforza Castle has the Museum of Egypt, which holds real mummies and sarcophagi, still able to scare even daredevils.

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