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Castello Visconteo

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Castello Visconteo

238 Reviews
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Day Trip To Historic Pavia

Visit the historical city of Pavia on a private day trip from Milan, and discover the sights with a local host. After traveling from Milan by express train, you’ll see the sights of Pavia’s historical center, learning the history behind the Certosa di Pavia, Visconti Castle, and more. Before your return to Milan, you’ll have time for lunch at one of the city’s beloved osterie or even a Michelin-starred restaurant; just ask your host for details.
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matteoinverardi1985 wrote a review Nov 2019
Brescia, Italy388 contributions294 helpful votes
I and my wife visited this huge castle, in the city center. The architecture is really nice and the museum is very interesting
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Date of experience: November 2019
doctorfoxtrot wrote a review Jun 2019
Taguig City, Philippines7,427 contributions1,003 helpful votes
Our guide only made a superficial tour of the place. Big in scope , a courtyard , a museum which we never got to enter , and lots of history related to the city behind it.
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Date of experience: June 2019
CM K wrote a review Nov 2018
London, United Kingdom162 contributions58 helpful votes
Their museum stretched far and wide and contained very interesting paintings, artifacts, furniture, etc.
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Date of experience: November 2018
Tony B wrote a review Aug 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom395 contributions115 helpful votes
You cross the moat by what used to be a drawbridge into this handsome brick colonnaded building and we were admitted without charge being over 60. There are roughly four permanent exhibitions: Roman antiquities, replicas of Roman and Greek sculpture, a floor of paintings mainly 19th century local artists and a via a walk under the roof, spectacular in itself, a special exhibition of paintings and sculpture from a collection made over a lifetime by a local couple - very interesting. Well worth a visit not least for the magnificence of the castle, but don’t expect tea rooms or a shop although some postcards are on sale.
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Date of experience: August 2018
seigwailo wrote a review Aug 2018
Paris, France274 contributions165 helpful votes
We found this place by chance stopping by in Pavia for the afternoon. My gf and I both love old buildings, ancient structures, traces of former civilizations. So naturally we saw this in the town centre, and had to go explore. It's worth going on a Sunday, it will be free of charge. The strcutre is quite large, with a spacious courtyard inside. You go go up, and walk around the corridors overlooking the centre courtyard. Quite well preserved and a refreshing to swan around. There are also museums which you can pay to access. The day we visited, the outside grounds beynd the old mote that used to surround and protect the castle, people are enacting old ways of life, and putting on shows of various kinds, demonstrating way of life back in midieval times. I understand it is a yearly occurrence (so aim for the 19th May of you can).
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Date of experience: May 2018
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