Castel del Monte
37 locals recommend
About this place
Il castello è costruito direttamente su un banco roccioso, in molti punti affiorante, ed è universalmente noto per la sua forma ottagonale. Su ognuno degli otto spigoli si innestano otto torri della stessa forma nelle cortine murarie in pietra calcarea locale.
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Castel del monte, the iconic octagonal castle reproduced on the 1cent €uro. You must pay a visit if spend one day in Andria. Is located about 20km away form Andria reachable by public local bus or taxi.
Unisco World Heritage site. Featured on the back of the Euro penny as well. Great views from the top, and the castle is featured in the lore of the knights templar. For movie buffs, they also filmed scenes from Wonder Woman here.
Castel del Monte is a 13th-century citadel and castle situated on a hill in Andria. It was built during the 1240s by the Emperor Frederick II. In the 18th century, the castle's interior marbles and remaining furnishings were removed. It has neither a moat nor a drawbridge and some considered it…
Discover the wonders of the medieval castle, built during the 1240 by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. Situated on a hill in the municipality of Andria, the fortress has an octagonal shape with an octagonal tower on each corner. In 1996 Castel del Monte was named a World Heritage Site by…
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