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Museo della Castellina

Piazza San Benedetto, Norcia, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 13 attractions in Norcia
Type: Museums
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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The Castellina, dominating one side of the Piazza di San Benedetto in Norcia, is an imposing and formidable looking building. Not surprisingly, we discovered when we visited the Museo della Castellina that even though the building was built as a residence for the Papal governors in the 14th century, it later became a gaol with a brutal history of torture.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

A very interesting place to visit. We liked going around the building more than the exhibits

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We visited the the Castellina on a cloudy day, when it was not so pleasant to be outdoors. The museum is hosting a very nice and interesting exhibition on the local excavations and some really nice pieces of art from the late middle ages and renaissance. We even got a personal guided tour in English by Djurdja, a lady from... More

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