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Outline for a visit
The Sforzesco Castle, one of the most famous monuments in Milan, has seen long historical vicissitudes during the past years. It was demolished, then rebuilt several times, embellished and restored to become a symbol of both happy and dramatic events that are to be found in the historical background of the city.

The foundation by the Visconti

The castle demolished

The castle rebuilt

The duke's residence

The French domination

The Spanish fortification

The Austrian domination

The castle conquered by Napoleon

The Austrian restoration

The castle restored



Castello Sforzesco - Piazza Castello   20121 MILAN