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Castello di Rapallo

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Address: Rapallo, Italy

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Great photo opportunity

It was overcast and the waves were swooshing in so it made for a good photo opportunity. The small castle is located on the boardwalk in Rapallo, we also had some great wine and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was overcast and the waves were swooshing in so it made for a good photo opportunity. The small castle is located on the boardwalk in Rapallo, we also had some great wine and snacks at a nearby bar/cafe.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The entire seafront is really beautiful and this small castle is a prominent landmark along the waterfront.

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New York, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

charming little castle on the sea in rapallo. Closed to tourists except during special art exhibitions.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

You can walk to the castle but it is closed due to restoration. It is just at the seaside. It is the symbol of beautiful Rapallo.

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Sorocaba, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

At the left side of the beach, this old castle is a silent testimony of the history. There is a huge italian flag on the top. From castle, you can see all Rapallo's bay.

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Encino, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Just a lovely experience to enjoy with loved ones and friends! Well worth whatever it takes to travel this location

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w. haven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Needs work, but then...it's old. Not open often but we did see a school performance once....interesting inside. This year, the lights were off on the sea side and muddy flood trash had collected at its base. Still a beautiful landmark of Rapallo.

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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Address: Address: Rapallo, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Rapallo

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