Welcome to court
Visiting the Castello Sforzesco in Milan is like living a concentrate of the city’s history. Among the civic museums, art collections, the Torre del Filarete and underground, crossing centuries of history and myths. Info and calendar events, on the oficial website ( milanocastello.it).
HOW TO GET THERE
Tram: Castle: 7.00 - 18.00 winter time, 7.00-19.00 summer time Museums: 9.00-17.30, closed on Monday The history of Milan from the early Christian until the Middle Ages (XI - XII) . It houses the Rondanini Pietà by Michelangelo Buonarroti. On the ground floor of the Ducal Court. about 250 of the more than 2,500 pieces of the entire collection. Sarcophagi , statues , mummies , tools and the valuable Book of the Dead written for Hornefer (300 BC). Underground of the Ducal Court.
Standing with the name of the founder (1863-1938) who in 1925 donated about 300,000 original prints to the municipality of Milan, from the first woodblock tests of the fifth century to the modern graphics ( comune.milano.it). Walk along the Strada coperta della Ghirlanda, visioning other underground passages. It’s a 90 minutes tour every Saturday afternoon, at 14.30 and 16.00. For info and reservations, Ad Artem ( 02 6596937, adartem.it).
Metro: Cairoli (M1), Cadorna (M1 e M2), Lanza (M2).
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