Sforza Castle is only a short walk from the center of Milan and the city centerpiece of the Duomo. The fortress was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza then the Duke of Milan. the 15th century fortress was built upon the remains of an earlier, 14th century fortress. At one time, it was one of the largest citadels in Europe.
Today, it houses several museums including an armor museum. The armor room contains an interesting variety of arms and armor including several suits of three-quarter cuirassier armor with two-tone metal work.
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