Sant'Angelo Lodigiano Castle

Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy

Built in the 13th century on the shores of the river Lambro, it lost its military importance due to changing alliances and was converted into a noble residence in 1383 on the orders of Regina della Scala, wife of Bernabò Visconti, who had the main tower erected and mullioned windows installed along the walls.

After changing hands many times it was acquired by the Bolognini family who, in 1933, entrusted it to the Morando Bolognini Foundation, which administers the property to this day.

The castle is home to three museums: the Morando Bolognini historic house museum (24 rooms) showcasing furniture, paintings and china from the 18th century to the 20th century; museum dedicated to the history of agriculture – from the Neolithic era to the present day – and the museum of bread.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Piera Zampini (9 months ago)
This place is gorgeous. All available And the location is really nice. Thank you
Erasmo Portorosso (11 months ago)
Of all the Visconti castles of Lombardy, this is one of the largest and best preserved. whereas it dates back to the 13th century. As an important added value it is enriched by three museums: the bread museum, the history of agriculture, and the one called "Morando Bolognini", with interesting artistic works and ancient finds. It also hosts weddings and scenic representations, such as for example that of Dame Viscontee.
Darijan Zurkic (14 months ago)
Awesome place
Stefano Scrigna (14 months ago)
one of the best preserved castles of Lombardy. Visconti castle Sforza, with an important and beautiful mastish routes built by Bernabò Visconti and his wife Regina della Scala. Now home to 3 museums: an artistic historian with the collections of Count Morando Bolognini and two of an ethno-anthropological type linked to the territory (agriculture and bread). unfortunately their opening is still too limited and limiting. excellent location anchenper weddings and banquets.
Stefano Scrigna (14 months ago)
uno dei meglio conservati castelli di Lombardia. Castello visconteo sforzesco, con un importante e bella rotte mastra edificata da Bernabò Visconti e la moglie Regina della Scala. Oggi sede di 3 musei: uno storico artistico con le collezioni del conte Morando Bolognini e due di tipo etnoantropologico legati al territorio (agricoltura e pane). purtroppo la loro apertura é ancora troppo limitata e limitante. ottima location anchenper matrimoni e banchetti.
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