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Brescia Castle

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Start with a nice walk upwards from Via dei musei, there's a roman path still there to climb (it... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2012
asorairam
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Brescia, Italy
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Well preserved Castle with excellent views of the City. Disappointed by the amount of graffiti on... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2012
Glenys D
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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All reviews nice walk narrow streets sunny day worth the effort by foot stunning views of the city centre of town free parking worth a visit easy walk hill climb museum signage walls drawbridge ramparts
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Reviewed 21 September 2012

Start with a nice walk upwards from Via dei musei, there's a roman path still there to climb (it divides in 2: stairs or "flat" upward route; both get to the castle). Reach the first gate and enter into medieval atmosphere, going left you can...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank asorairam
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Well preserved Castle with excellent views of the City. Disappointed by the amount of graffiti on such a historical gem though, in fact the amount of graffiti everywhere in Italy spoils such a beautiful Country.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Glenys D
Reviewed 6 August 2012

While visiting the Lake Garda area, we spent a day in Brescia, which included the castle. The lower castle area is easily accessed by car, but otherwise there is a bit of climbing to do if you want to reach the upper levels. The castle...More

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank MissDRM
Reviewed 3 August 2012

most all of the castle is blocked off, no access to the interior. At least is was that way in July 2012

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

This Castello is located high up above Brescia but you can easily drive or walk there from the centre of town. It is free (other than the two museums located in the castello) to enter. One disappointment is that certain parts were blocked off due...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

The Castello is a short walk (uphill) from the centre of Brescia, along a charming tree lined path. The Castello is surprisingly large with lots of places to walk, including defensive towers and battlements. There are gardens and lots of vantage points for taking in...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank DVMSydney
Reviewed 7 June 2012

I love going there since I was a child. Located on the Cidneo hill, you can enjoy a 360 degrees view of the city from different spots. Historically or artistically the place has no major relevance, but it's a perfect place where to relax, strolling,...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

I love going there since I was a child. Located on the Cidneo hill, you can enjoy a 360 degrees view of the city from different spots. Historically or artistically the place has no major relevance, but it's a perfect place where to relax, strolling,...More

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank lungoilcammino
Reviewed 5 May 2012

Historical centre well worth a visit with its 2 duomos side by side, one old and the other even older. Lively outdoor market on Saturday. The Monastero di Santa Julia, containing the city museum is fascinating. The oratory of Santa Maria, in the museum complex,...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank JandS38
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We started our tour to the castle from the foot of Colle Cidneo - at the site of the ancient Roman ruins. A bus from the city centre is going there but it's within walking distance. At that so called Piazza del Foro there is...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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