Milan: Sforza Castle - Castello Sforzesco - Main Gate by night

The 360Photo presents the beautifully lighted front wall and main gate (surmonted by the "Torre del Filarete", Filarete Tower) of the "Castello Sforzesco", Sforza Castle. It is one of the most important monuments in Milan and today it is an important museum centre.Built by the Viscontis in the middle of XIV century with a defensive scope, it was then variously reworked in particular in XV century by order of Francesco Sforza and Ludovico il Moro. The castle became so one of the most important courts in Europe, hosting top artists like Bramante and Leonardo da Vinci.

Copyright: Pietro Madaschi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10568x5284
Taken: 30/12/2011
Uploaded: 05/09/2012
Updated: 10/04/2014


Tags: italia; italy; lombardia; lombardy; milano; milan; monumento; monument; castle; castello; sforzesco; sforza; visconti; filarete; notte; night; torre; tower; ludivico; bramante; leonardo
comments powered by Disqus
More About Milan

Italy’s and perhaps the world’s capital of fashion and design, Milano is home to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, which is possibly the world’s oldest shopping mall. The city is currently undergoing an architectural renaissance, which will culminate in a new skyline for the Expo 2015, which will be hosted in Milano. Visitors can take advantage of an extensive public transportation system, which includes metro, buses, trolleys and trams.