Castle Wall of Rocco Borromeo with Lake Maggiore in back round.

Castle Wall of Rocco Borromeo

The fortress of Angera, ancient Roman fortification located in a strategic position on the Lake Maggiore became the archbishop’s property in 11th century. In 16th century passed under Visconti dominion and in 1449 became the property of Borromeo Princes.
Since 1988 the castle hosts the Doll Museum ( Museo della Bambola ), which is at present one of the most important in Europe due to a large number, variety and quality of exposed items. In addition the castle accomodates unique in Italy the Museum of Children Clothes,
that leads to the discovery of curiosities and refinments of children’s fashion over the centuries.

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