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Castello di Sasso Corbaro

Castelgrande visto da Montebello

Castello di Sasso Corbaro Review

This massive and forbidding fieldstone construction's almost complete absence of curves is typical of the Sforza style. It was designed by a Florentine military engineer and built in 1479 for the duke of Milan, who insisted the work be completed in six months, as indeed it was. Temporary art exhibitions are held in the belvedere and in the Emma Paglia Room. Ambitious walkers can reach the castle in about 45 minutes by treading uphill from the Castello di Montebello along a switchback road through woods; if you're driving, follow the signs to Artore.

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  • Address: Via Sasso Corbaro, Bellinzona, Ticino, 6500 | Map It
  • Phone: 091/8255906
  • Cost: 10 SF, 15 SF combination ticket includes Castelgrande and Castello di Montebello
  • Hours: Easter–Nov., Tues.–Sun.10–10, Mon. 10–6
  • Location: Bellinzona
Updated: 10-12-2012

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