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The Castello Visconteo: a scary tour a few miles from Milan

The Castello Visconteo is one of those things that must be on your bucket list when visiting Milan and its surroundings. It is a one-of-a-kind example of medieval architecture on the banks of the river Adda, a few miles east of Milan. It was built to defend a ford in a strategic position, most probably in the Lombard or Carolingian era