Castello Cova

Milan, Italy

Castello Cova was built between 1910 and 1915 on a design by architect Adolfo Coppedè (brother of the more famous Gino Coppedè), it is an example of Gothic Revival architecture, with guelph-style merlons decorating the external rusticated walls as well as the middle-ages styled tower. The tower of Castello Cova was reportedly an inspiration for the architects of the Velasca Tower, a landmark skyscraper in the centre of Milan. The Pusterla di Sant'Ambrogio, an ancient postern of the Medieval walls of Milan facing Castello Cova, was recreated in the late 1930s in a style that matches the Revival style of the Castello.

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Founded: 1910-1915
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Odika Chiemezie (11 months ago)
I have a wonderful experience ☺
Roberto Soriano Doménech (11 months ago)
The tower may make you think of a Castle, but it is a palace. A building that will surely attract our attention when we walk through Milan and totally recommended to visit.
Viorel Ciuna (18 months ago)
The tower of the Viviani Cova palace, built between 1910-1915 and designed by Arch. Adolfo Coppedè, delights the eyes of passers-by. It is not a museum or a palace to visit, but you can admire it while having a coffee. It is an architectural jewel and will relax all of you who are sensitive to beauty.
Matheus Passos Silva (2 years ago)
Um prédio meio afastado do centro de Milão, mas que me fez sentir finalmente na Itália. Arquitetura parecida com alguns prédios de Florença.
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