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Castello di Masnago

Via Cola di Rienzo 42, 21100, Varese, Italy
+39 0332 820409
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Amazing cool and not what you expect from the outside

First and foremost - find it :). Easiest way is parking at the designated parking lot which is well... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
bcbtoronto
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Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Enticing art including a beloved Renaissance era Tarocchi fresco

We visited with a group to enjoy the unusual art collection which includes esoteric works from the... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
arnellando
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West Chicago, Illinois
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4 Jun 2017
“Amazing cool and not what you expect from the outside ”
9 Jan 2016
“Enticing art including a beloved Renaissance era Tarocchi fresco”
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Via Cola di Rienzo 42, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

First and foremost - find it :). Easiest way is parking at the designated parking lot which is well marked. Then the fun starts. The actual street is starting from the other side of the park and only if you look careful you realize that...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

We visited with a group to enjoy the unusual art collection which includes esoteric works from the Renaissance era and remnants of an infamous fresco of ladies playing Tarocchi (Tarot) in a wee boat (from around 1443 – 1453). The guide was knowledgeable about art...More

2  Thank arnellando
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

The collection is modest, but it is well staged in a rennovated castle, replete with some great frescoes. The room with the vices and virtues is especially fun. Those without wheels should be warned that it's a bit of a walk from town, although it...More

2  Thank drsusanc
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Reviewed 16 June 2013

the small castle is not far from palace grand hotel, easy walking distance. its a lot more impressive than we were expecting on the inside, as outside it looks quite humble. medieval murals on the wall and paintings from different centuries await visitors. we were...More

3  Thank MeandSally
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

We made the effort to visit this more off the tourist trail castle and were very happy we did so. There is a fine selection of artwork and artifacts on display ranging from centuries past to the modern era. There are also incredibly beautiful frescoes...More

6  Thank clariecjt
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