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Sforza Castle

The Castello Sforzesco (Sforza Castle) is one of the most important monuments of Milan: built in the 15th century for Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the ruins of a previous fortification, has passed through demolitions, reconstructions, embellishments and restorations, it has been used as defensive castle, royal palace, barracks and today it is a cultural center, seat of many museums.

The Castle, wholly constructed in red fire-bricks, is encircled by a ditch and has towers, three inner courtyards, crenellated walls; it is visited by a lot of tourists.
The Castle is an interesting monument for its history and its architecture, but also for the artistic treasure that it guards: inside it, in fact, there is the Pinacoteca del Castello Sforzesco, that keeps a rich collection of paintings, among which works of Filippo Lippi, Antonello da Messina, Andrea Mantegna, Correggio, Tiepolo and the last statue by Michelangelo, the Rondanini Pietà; but in the spaces of the Castle there are also the Museum of Prehistory, the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of ancient art, the Museum of Furniture, the interesting Museum of the musical instruments and other collections.

The Castle is surrounded by the Sempione park, that can be admired walking on the Rivellino del Santo Spirito, that is a excursion between the roofs and the passages on the walls of the castle.

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Le Méridien Gallia is a luxurious hotel in the heart of Milan, right opposite Central Station and close to the popular designer shopping district. It features a free, 24-hour gym. This five-star hotel offers an excellent service from its professional staff, especially the concierge. Le Mérid ...

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The Gray is situated between the Duomo Cathedral and La Scala Theatre, and overlooks the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, in the financial and commercial heart of Milan. During your stay at The Gray, you can easily visit the main landmarks of Milan, the city of fashion. Enjoy the prestige of t ...

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