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Castello Visconteo

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Not overwhelming, but interesting

If you are in Locarno, yes go. I liked it. It was old and somewhat decrepit, but it had a certain... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018

In the castle there are a collection things from ancient Rome. The most important... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
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13 Aug 2018
“Not overwhelming, but interesting”
2 weeks ago
“Archaeological Museum closed”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came upon the castle remains when on a short walk after lunch. Went to explore the castle but could only walk around the exterior as the museum containing the collection of Roman glass and was closed 1200 - 1400. Only the foundation from the original...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you are in Locarno, yes go. I liked it. It was old and somewhat decrepit, but it had a certain authenticity that I found charming. There's not a lot inside and most people will probably breeze . through. We didn't. We took our time....More

1  Thank JJJC_Family
Reviewed 18 October 2016

In the castle there are a collection things from ancient Rome. The most important are objects from Roman glasses.

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting place, wish had more English info on the walls to read. But very pretty. Close to the main square and not too expensive to go in, was 4 francs for me. Not busy or over run with people so nice to take your time...More

Thank sheldonj660
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little town castle, not really obvious where it starts and ends, but nice to see on your way through Locarno.

Thank Erik d
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My visit to this castle was mostly for the camelia flowers expo ,so I didn't see much in the castle which could be related to it ,maybe was just me,any way you must go to the tower and once you there have a look on...More

1  Thank Rogerio J
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We spent about half an hour having a look round the grounds of the castle. It was fairly interesting but wouldn't go out of my way to visit, but worth a look if you;re passing.

1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Hardly a castle. Closed at lunchtime. No lift-so wheelchairs are out. Charges were 7CHF each. Very little in English. Not that great.

1  Thank Doublemalkie
Reviewed 29 June 2015

you could get lost in this old walls, if there were no clearly guided ways to walk it. An amazing construction and definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I visited this as I had time before leaving Locarno. The visit took 45 minutes and I was completely alone. There are great paintings on the wall, lots of old glass and pottery on display. The path takes you through a lot of great rooms...More

4  Thank bLiselotte
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