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This Week!
In order to fight any further diffusion of COVID-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others, even outdoor. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, though bars, restaurants, shops and even museums began reopening from June 3. Schools started again on September 14. Yet, though we kept our fingers crossed, a new lockdown has been enforced starting from November 5.
.:. Official news at the YesMilano website.

The Sforza Castle is a spectacular fortified palace built by the Viscontis and the Sforzas, Signori of Milan, who held sway over Northern Italy between the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

The Castle was extensively renovated around 1900 to house museums and libraries. Particularly outstanding are the art gallery, or Pinacoteca, reopened after restoration works in April 2005, which boasts paintings by Mantegna, Cesare da Sesto, Canaletto, Bellotto, and the Museo d'Arte Antica, containing sculptures from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.

The Castle's exhibits include the Rondanini Pietà, last and perhaps most moving masterpiece by Michelangelo.

Elsewhere in the Castle are other collections of old instruments, tapestries, furniture and costumes from bygone centuries, every piece outstanding. See if there are exhibitions on.

Castello TriennaleMagenta

Piazza Castello 
Castello district
Point of Interest map
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