Sforza Castle guided tour

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes in Porta Garibaldi & Isola

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The Sforza Castle is one of the most extraordinary Italian castle, symbol of the city as well as the Renaissance period in Milan.Enjoy our guided tour to discover one of the main symbol of the city.
The Sforza Castle is one of the symbol of Milan, which has undergone over the centuries various and complex transformations. It has been defence fortress, military barracks, private residence and centre of cultural institutions and museums. Today the Castle hosts different civic museums, such as museums of arts, archives and libraries.During this 2-hour guided tour you will have the chance to investigate in depth about the history of this place under the rule of Visconti and Sforza families. With the help of a professional tour guide you will find out all marks left by important artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci or Bramante and be aware about the last extraordinary restoration of the Castle made by the architect Luca Beltrami, at the beginning of the twentieth century, which rendered it more alike its original style.To conclude, you will admire the famous Pietà Rondanini, made by Michelangelo.Prepare yourself to discover the history of this place, its secrets and venerate its beauty.

What’s included

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (from 6 participants)
  • Guided tour with a professional guide
  • Small-group tour (max. 15 participants)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off