Mirabello Castle

Pavia, Italy

The Mirabello Castle is located in Mirabello di Pavia in the area of the Parco Visconteo. The building today is only a wing of the original castle, which was the seat of the Captain of the Park, the authority administering the Parco Visconteo on behalf of the Visconti family.

Since the 12th century the area had been occupied by a Cistercians monastery. In 1325 the Fiamberti family of Pavia acquired goods and lands in the area and between 1325 and 1341 they built the original castle. In the sixties of the fourteenth century, Galeazzo II Visconti acquired the castle from the Fiamberti. The castle was completed by the Visconti family and incorporated in the Parco Visconteo.

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Via Mirabello 165, Pavia, Italy
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Founded: 1325
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Dina Shaibekova (15 months ago)
Meraviglioso posto!
Tommaso (19 months ago)
Non posso fare a meno che sponsorizzare il mio quartiere
VINELLO VINELLO (2 years ago)
Bel castello,ma troppo trascurato. Merita una bella ristrutturazione dall'esterno all'interno e una apertura al pubblico alle sale. Iniziativa di qualche anno fa del comune di sistemare andata persa....davvero un peccato
Roberta Mastretta (2 years ago)
E' un bel castello peccato sia molto trascurato . Risale al XV secolo e si trova nel quartiere Mirabello . Fu fatto costruire dai Visconti , fu poi demolito e oggi se ne conserva solo un'ala . Aveva anche un ponte Levatoio E' di proprietà Privata
Paolo Boschetti (3 years ago)
Nice but quite abandoned
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