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Rocca Borromeo, Angera
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Explore the doll museum at Rocca Borromeo, an 11th-century castle in the countryside surrounding Lago Maggiore. You will find one of the largest doll collections in Europe, featuring everything from antique to modern dolls. Keep an eye out for the small displays on winemaking and medieval paintings as well. When you are finished, climb the castle towers for a breathtaking view of the lake and the Alps. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rocca Borromeo and many more Lake Maggiore attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lake Maggiore vacation trip planner.
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  • From the top of each spur of limestone, the Rocca Borromeo dominates imposing the southern end of Lake Maggiore. Inside it houses the doll and Toy Museum which tells the story of the game through the evolution of materials, techniques and links to art, costume and fashion. There are also the Dollhouse with their small parts for kitchen, bathroom ... Very interesting. We also see some salons, including the Hall of Justice with its wonderful frescoes, the historic rooms and the Torre Castellana from whose Summit you can enjoy a wonderful panorama.
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  • Visited with friends, nice place where you can enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Maggiore. Inside visit to a very special doll museum, with many varieties of different periods and different countries.
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  • All doll lovers-- you must visit this rare & unique doll museum !Other than an extensive collection of antique dolls, there is an additional collection donated by a closed museum from Tours, France fe...  more »