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Sforza Castle, Milan - Address, Phone Number

Address: Piazza Castello 27029 Milano, Italy

Phone: +39-288463700

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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Sforza Castle is a place which should be counted as one of the best tourist places in Milan. The Castle was built in the 18th century. The place is worth visiting to visualize something unique. It is a complex, which includes numerous museums that you can enjoy during your trip. Today, this great structure holds collections of art and often serves as the venue for weddings. Various museums populate this historic castle of which Museum of Ancient Art, museum of prehistory and protohistory and Egyptian Museum are the most prominent. Works such as the last masterpiece of Michelangelo, the unfinished Pietà Rondanini and the frescoes by Leonardo da Vinci and Bramante embellish the museums that grace this castle. There is also another imposing structure of Torre del Filarete, which has been named after the Florentine architect and sculptor Antonio Averlino and leaves an impression on the mind of the onlooker. The place is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Milan, thus you can ask anyone to reach this place, which is a few minutes away, in a short and calm walking distance from the metro station. Included in these trip plans: Milan Itinerary 4 Days and Milan Itinerary 5 Days.

Sforza Castle Information

  • Carry a proof of your identity.
  • There is a wonderful park nearby.
  • Visitors are allowed to take a guide with them.
  • Good place for photography.
  • Take care of your belongings.

Sforza Castle Ticket Prices

Free entry hours:

  • There is no admission Fees every Tuesday from 2pm, Wednesday-Sunday: one hour before closing; the first Sunday of the month until Sunday 4th December 2016.

Admission Tickets for museum:

  • Full: € 5.00
  • Reduced: € 3.00
  • MuseoCard: € 35.00
  • Tourist Card: € 12.00

Sforza Castle Opening and Closing Hours

Castle museum timings:

  • Tuesday-Sunday: 9am -5.30pm
  • Last entrance at 5pm.
  • Closed on Mondays.

How To reach Sforza Castle by Public Transport

  • Cadorna Station

Restaurants Near Sforza Castle

  • Gold: Spaghetti
  • Sumire: Sushi Rolls
  • Gelato Giusto: Ice cream

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Sforza Castle, Milan Reviews - Write a Review

  • Beautiful castle definitely worth seeing. I didn't pay anything just to walk around it. Night time can have some shady characters around the park, so I would stay with a group or go during the day.

  • Incredible! Was wishing so bad to go back in time to see this place in action. But from what they had available to see, you can imagine pretty well. The moat was so cool looking (dry of course). It was a Tuesday so it was free!

  • It's a great big castle that Leonoardo had a hand in (though his fresco is under restoration until 2019). Unusually, there's a little cafe in the grounds. Great through route to the Via Dante and the Duomo. More elegant than you'd imagine - you will be unable to resist getting your camera out.

  • Very interesting castle. Most of the castle is free. The bad thing is too many doggy people outside. Selling stuff.

  • Beautiful castle. A spectacular building! Definitely worth a good walk around.

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