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Milan: Sforza Castle Guided Tour

Product ID: 179939
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Enjoy a 2-hour tour of the Sforza Castle in Milan, which is one of the most extraordinary castles in Italy and a symbol of the city's Renaissance.
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the iconic monuments of Milan on a guided tour
  • Learn about the history of Sforza Castle and its many restorations
  • Admire Michaelangelo’s famous Pietà Rondanini
Full description
Visit Milan’s Sforza Castle – one of the primary symbols of the city. Learn about its various transformations over the past few centuries on a 2-hour guided tour. The castle has been a defense fortress, a military barracks, a private residence, and the center of cultural institutions and museums.

Today the castle is home to museums of art, archives, and libraries. Hear history of the structure when it was under the rule of the Visconti and Sforza families, and about the last extraordinary restoration of the castle made by architect Luca Beltrami at the beginning of the twentieth century.

At the conclusion of your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see Michaelangelo’s famous Pietà Rondanini.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the Sforza Castle
  • Admission to the Sforza Castle Museum
  • Certified tour guide
  • Radio-guided system
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

The meeting point is Piazza Castello, in front of the main entrance at the fountain.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Minimum numbers apply: there is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not sufficient participants to meet requirements. If this occurs, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• The activity is not recommended for those with back problems, as a moderate amount of walking is involved
• Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water

From US$ 60.74 per person

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Product ID: 179939