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This castle is the house of museums, the castle, that had seen in its lifetime and the luxurious life of the aristocracy, and the woes of wars and revolutions.
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.
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See Egyptian mummies
Sforza Castle has the Museum of Egypt, which holds real mummies and sarcophagi, still able to scare even daredevils.€521
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More places to visit in Milan
This is a luxurious landscaped park, spread out near the Sforza Castle, where you can have a picnic, go for a run with the locals or feed the birds at the pond.23
La Scala theater
The temple of opera in Milan, La Scala was reborn from its ashes after World War II and is now considered one of the best opera houses in the world.32
Museo del Novecento
Unique Museum of Modern Art, which contains masterpieces of the great artists of the past century. The museum's collection consists of works by Picasso, Matisse and others.16
This well-known throughout Italy gelateria network offers a range of delicious ice cream, prepared without additives and dyes.19
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is located in the west of Milan and is best known for its dining room, where there is a fresco by Leonardo da Vinci.39
Church of Santa Maria
This secret place near Piazza Duomo is an island of peace and tranquility amongst the hustle and bustling city.24
San Siro Stadium
This stadium is popular as the Duomo and La Scala, here hosts concerts and major football matches.8
A famous place for connoisseurs of alcoholic beverages, here has been invented the famous cocktail Negroni sbagliato and here you can feel the atmosphere of the past century.2
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
A beautiful passage in the heart of Milan, in the shape of a Latin cross, where you will find boutiques of famous Italian brands.19
Milan Cathedral is a symbol of the city, a vivid example of the greatness of Gothic architecture and the place to which lead ancient streets of Milan.85
Famous Luini Panzerotti is near to the Milan Cathedral and very popular among locals.21
Gucci Caféis a popular place among Milanese shoppers, where you can drink coffee and take the sweets with Gucci logo.20