Why You Should Visit Milan

Why You Should Visit Milan, Milan, Italy (B)

Those are the comments we received from travellers when we mentioned we were going to start our Italian Journey in Milan. Those comments actually made us want to visit the place more to understand why travellers thought that way and to prove them wrong.

Did you know that you can see a statue created by Michelangelo in 1564 “Rondanini Pieta” in the Sforza Castle? It was the last sculpture that he worked on before his death. The marble sculpture was purchased by the City of Milan from Conte Sanseverino in 1952 for 125 million lire. It stands 77 inches high.

If you are visiting the “Rondanini Pieta” you will already be in Sforza Castle. The Castle was built in the 15th Century by Francesco Sforza Duce Milan and it houses the city’s most important museums and art collections. There are a total of 12 museums, art collections and displays in the Castle and you can easily spend a whole day wondering around.

There is free entrance to the Castle, tickets need to be purchased for the Museum. Click here for ticket purchases. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why You Should Visit Milan
Guide Location: Italy » Milan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on Author's Website: https://totraveltoo.com/why-you-should-visit-milan/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sforza Castle
  • The Main Park of Milan
  • Milan's Cathedral
  • Arch of Peace
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Shokolat
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Cafe Sforzesco

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