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Castel del Monte

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Address: , Andria, Italy
Phone Number: 0883569997
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Amazing place, very distinctive, nice grounds, well kept, good information in English and Italian, good value for the tickets to visit the castle. A bit of trouble with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Lazio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing place, very distinctive, nice grounds, well kept, good information in English and Italian, good value for the tickets to visit the castle. A bit of trouble with the shuttle bus running from the car park to the castle, it is too small for the number of visitors and does not run to a schedule so we got sick of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We visited this castle on our way from Mattinata to Matera. It was worth the trip! Interesting architecture and panoramic views...

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This "castle" is definitely worth a visit but with hindsight we should have tried to have found a guide to give us more information. It is in a great state of preservation but it is difficult to know how recent some of the work has been. It is difficult to see how this building could have ever been used as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful castle, wonderful views, it was all a little confusing when we got there, they had barriers across the road, but when we drove through the them we got to the top and it was all open. I we went with the advice that we could have a great meal, but the restaurant was half closed, still worth visiting! Beautiful... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Do not waste our time travel to the castle if not in the area. The castle looks nice outside and the views from the hill are great but it's it. There is nothing to watch inside (entrance fee €5 pp) - two types of the rooms - with and without a fireplace. Quite annoying compulsory parking a mile downhill (€5... More 

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Posa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Castle is worth seeing - both in itself and because of the surroundings and the magnificent view. Late afternoon is a great time to visit. Avoid the busiest times - lines everywhere. But the restaurant up by the castle is dreadful. We spotted some locals that brought their own takout pizza with them an enjoyed a sunset picknik.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Without a good guide, the visit of the castle maybe not convince you. We had a fantastic Italian guide, who told with enthusiasm about the various mysteries (including esoteric ones) surrounding this intrigating castle.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a must see if you happen to be in the Andria area. Not only is the castle and it's history fascinating, but it is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside, filled with walking paths, etc. I loved every minute of my visit.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Castel del Monte rises up out of nowhere, a cream coloured stone hexagonal castle. It's shape is arresting and has you hooked from the moment you see it. It is other worldly from without and from within and is imbued with a sense of mystery. This castle is a must if you are spending a few days in the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stopped to see this castle on our way to the Brindisi area. No crowds, no cars and a quick in and out. It was a highlight of our Italian vacation. It got even better when we ate at the small restaurant closest to the castle and its parking lot. The castle itself is something out of a fairy tale...beautiful... More 

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