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Castello di Rapallo

Rapallo, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 33 Attractions in Rapallo
Type: Castles
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Wherever we went in Rapallo, you could always see the Castello. We went to an art exhibition there by Maria Vittoria Vallaro, which was excellent. We swam beside it, and ate and drank always within sight of it. At night it is lit up and seems to rise dramatically from the sea.

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Very small castle situated in the bay. Look spectacular at night when it is flooded with light. You can't miss it if you are in Rapallo but not worth going there just for castle. Nice to look at from one of the restaurants which overlook it.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice small castle, amazing view. Won't be worth an effort to go outside the city, but now you will see it anyway :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Especially in the evening, when the Castello di Rapallo is lit, take a walk on the promenade… There are nice cafes right across it so you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine and view the Castello….

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bangor
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12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

interesting location, actually in the sea close to a shingly beach. it houses an art exhibition. prominent position on waterfront overlooking the bay and harbour.

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is a real feature of the Rapallo waterfront. The information board near by provides its interesting history, but it would be fantastic to be able to explore inside. It provides a lovely bit of shar on the public beach to sit under in the heat of the afternoon.

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Santa Cruz, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This landmark is so impressive at the end of the esplanade in Rapallo. We were there during the Fiesta July 1-3 and really enjoyed the fireworks behind the Castello.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I was lucky enough to get inside the old fort during my stay, it was open for a art exhibition. I was curious to see what was inside, but there isn't much to see really, except for thick walls and old wooden beams.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

very nice walk way just behind the little castle, scenic views with a couple of really nice restaurants and cafes to enjoy the views

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Huron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

One can't hardly imagine what Rapallo must have looked like back in 1550 when this fortress was designed. Apparently it is the result of an attack on the village in 1549 by way of the Ligurian coast. Now as you walk along the nicely paved parkway lined with restaurants one can't help but be in awe. So great that a... More

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