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Brescia Castle

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Address: Via del Castello, Brescia, Italy
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030-297-7833-834
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Breathtaking view

The construction is really big and you will need a lot of time if you would like to explore everything. The view on the top is breathtaking. There is a museum that you can visit... read more

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28 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The construction is really big and you will need a lot of time if you would like to explore everything. The view on the top is breathtaking. There is a museum that you can visit although we did not.

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First of all there is no entrance fee! It has amazing location. If you come by car, there is a free parking. It is full of green parts and very clean. The view of the city is amazing from there. Don't miss the sunset up there! It is the best part of the day to visit it.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at dusk. There are nice views of the city. There are two pretty cool draw bridges and there are info points that are written in English and German as well as Italian. It was not terribly crowded but I get the sense local people do use it as a park. There are also some museums but we... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exciting view of the old town and the mountains as well, there's also a small park where you can enjoy a fine day. I'd recommend to visit in the early morning, there's a good chance only a few people'd be your company.

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Switzerland
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Castle and surrounding fortifications are like a maze. It takes 1 - 2 hours to discover all the different spots and climb the Torre Coltrina which provides great view of the city. Fees are charged for museums entrance. You need to be able to mount/descend stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended.

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Thank R W
Brescia, Italy
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

In this place You can have a beautiful view of the town overlooking all the different historical sites from the Romans age thru the Middle Age Santa Giulia Complex and up to '900 time. You can visit the Gun and Swords Museum too inside the Castle named the "Falco d'Italia" (Italian Hawk). There is also a wide park with secular... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A lot of stairs to access the castle, so it's not recomended to elder people. But, if you can, go there and see that enormous castle with great walls, towers and, also, a good view of the whole city.

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Thank Bruno R
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Brescia castle is located relatively close to the Santa Giulia museum, but is quite the climb. Nevertheless it is worth it! For those who are a fan of Medieval history, this museum has an impressive collection of Medieval weaponry and armory. It's a small collection, so easily done in an hour or less.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were party of 8 , 2 seniors and a 10 year old , well she had a blast since she has extraaaa enrgy , it is a long pretty steep walk , trough tunnels, the view from the top is nice , small ark around the train lokomotive , but in same time very tiring. We wont do it... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was the absolute highlight of visiting Brescia. I wandered through the winding paths for a few hours - had a picnic lunch, read my book, etc. It's a low key activity that is welcome when you've been visiting multiple museums, churches, and galleries every day. I was there in Autumn and it was absolutely gorgeous and nearly empty.

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