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VIRTUAL TOUR - OUTSIDE



Piazza Castello (Castello Square)
Piazza Castello

One of the most important and significant symbols of Milan is the Castello Sforzesco which overlooks in all its majesty the square which bears its name and Foro Bonaparte.


Torre del Filarete (Filarete Tower) - east
East Filarete Tower

The tower built by Antonio Averulino called the Filarete rises in the center of the front side of the Castello turned towards the city.


Torre del Filarete (Filarete Tower) - west
West Filarete Tower

The western side of the Filarete Tower overlooks the inside of the Castello which can be admired in all its beauty.


Cortili (Yards)

Walking into the Castello and through the Piazza delle Armi ( Arms Yard) you meet the Cortile della Rocchetta ("Rocchetta" Yard) on the left and the Corte Ducale (Ducal Yard) with the Portico dell'Elefante (Elephant Arcade) on the right.


Piazza delle Armi

Piazza delle Armi


Corte Ducale

Corte Ducale


Rocchetta

Rocchetta


"Merlate"
Merlate

They are the old walkways for the rounds which still connect the various towers of the Castello.
From them you can exactly understand the architectural structure of the building and enjoy an enchanting sight of the centre of the city.


Parco Sempione (Sempione Park)
Parco Sempione

Walking through the Porta del Barchio (Wall of the Barchio) you find the Piazza del Cannone (Cannone Yard) connected to the Parco Sempione.



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Castello Sforzesco - Piazza Castello   20121 MILAN