Castello Sforzesco, Milan

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    Cairoli Castello

    by penny_g Written Feb 15, 2011

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    Just outside the castle, opposite its southern entrance, you can see a nice fountain which gives coolness and freshness to visitors and local people during the hot and long Italian summer.

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    Castello Sforzesco 5

    by penny_g Written Feb 15, 2011

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    You can see and picture the castle from outside with no problems. You can go also inside onto the inner yard but I am not sure what the price is to visit it inside.

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    Michelangelo in Milano

    by icunme Written Sep 30, 2006

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    Michelangelo's Unfinished Pieta is in the last room you visit in the Ground Floor of the Sforza Museum.

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    Castel Sforza Tower

    by icunme Written Sep 30, 2006

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    You will have a sense of the old castle here in the tower as you walk around the tower and view the figures mounted on the tower walls.

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    Cats and the castle

    by cheezecake_deli Written Aug 23, 2006

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    Pussy cat

    There are several cute cats that live in the Castle, clearly looked after by the staff who work there. They seemed quite tame, though a little hesitant with strangers.

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    Piazza d'Armi

    by Diana75 Updated Jun 8, 2006

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    After passing through the door under Filarete Tower you enter to the huge Piazza d'Armi (Parade Ground).

    Once used to exercise the Sforza troops, the Parade Ground it is now a beautiful garden.

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    Castello Sfrorzesco fountain

    by rcsparty Written Apr 13, 2006

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    The statue inside of Castello Sforzesco which attracts both tourists and locals. It is a major people watching location.

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    Milano's castle

    by argentia Written Sep 16, 2005

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    The castello was an old fort protecting the city. It now houses a number of museums, and has large gardens in the back.

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  • The fort

    by picknick Updated Dec 11, 2004

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    An old fort now converted to a museum.

    A short walk from the Duomo along a street lined with shopping and restuarants.

    There is a nice park behind the Castello.

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    Michelangelo's last

    by chrisvandenbroucke Written Nov 9, 2004
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    If you wouldn't have seen the name of the sculptor, you wouldn't believe it.

    The Pieta Rondanini is the last sculpture Michelangelo was working on before his death and it's only completed for 20 %

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    Castelo, Arte Antica museum

    by chrisvandenbroucke Written Nov 9, 2004
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    One of the most famous, world famous in fact, statues is the one of Gaston de Foix, beautifully carved with lots of reliefs

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    Lovely old fort, now museum

    by chrisvandenbroucke Written Nov 9, 2004

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    Nice that you don't have to pay to walk around.
    When you want to go inside one of the musea, then you have to pay.
    First, a view from the outside

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    Castello Sforzesca

    by akikonomu Written Feb 11, 2004
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    Interesting and shocking place. Witnessed some youths smoking grass on the grass (pardon the pun) and carabinieri chasing after them.

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    Inside Castello Sforzesco

    by Aurorae Written May 24, 2003

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    Be sure to get there before 7 pm, because then the gardens close.
    This is right after you get through the main gate.

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    The Castello Sforzesco Itself

    by Canada2424 Written Mar 4, 2003
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    It was a cool monument type structure to visit. It was free and you could walk everywhere!
    Something to see if you are on a budget

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