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“Historical place in Milan”
Review of Castello Sforzesco

Castello Sforzesco
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US$77.47*
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Discovering Sforza Castel Family Friendly Tour
Ranked #7 of 807 things to do in Milan
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Rosh hayin Israel
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“Historical place in Milan”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

It's an historic place to visit , to only for the fortification itself, which is huge and very impressive, for its beautiful and large garden but also a place with great museums and exhibitions. We have been to the ancient Musical instruments exhibition and it was a very interesting the thorough one.
A nice place to visit when you want to relax and visit other things than the Duomo, the center, shopping, etc which Milan can offer

Visited May 2014
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“Castello Sforzesco”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is a renaissance castle in the center of Milan and is a popular destination for tourists and families. The central part is open to the public and free, the other parts are the different museums. You'll need from two to three hours to see everything. Entrance to the museum is free if you come on the last hour, but most likely you will not have enough time to see everything. Outside the castle walls, there is an outdoor market serving food, drinks and craft items.

Visited May 2014
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“Amazing castle, poorly laid out museum”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

The scale of the 15th century Castle is truly outstanding but is badly let down by the very poor lay out of the museum. It started with the incredibly unfriendly ticket seller, to the complete lack of signs to let you know how to navigate the various museum sections. We had to double back a number of times to move to different areas. The best laid out part is the Musee and this was the only area where they actually checked for a ticket!

At least is only cost €3 each and they've free bathrooms in the ticket/book shop area. Worth a visit to see the castle on its own.

Visited June 2014
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“Not much to see, actually.”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

We were in Milan mostly to catch an early flight back to the USA. Not to tourist about. It's not much of a tourist city, really. The castle is one of the highlights. While interesting enough, it and its museums cannot compare to what you can find in many other Italian cities.

Visited June 2014
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“5 Stars”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I arranged with a tour guide we had to visit every single thing in the castle .. It's full of history and rare pieces .. the architecture is unique the gates the rooms involving Da Vinci in the design just amazing ,, need to see that for sure

Visited September 2013
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