Wel­co­me to court

Conde Nast Traveller (Italy) - - Milano -

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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