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Sforza Castlein Milan, Italy

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

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