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Museo della Castellina

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Address: Piazza San Benedetto, Norcia, Italy

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Amazing guide

I wasn't planning to enter the museum, but next to the entrance I was approached by a guide called Giorgia. Her knowledge of the local history and heritage is vast, her stories... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I wasn't planning to enter the museum, but next to the entrance I was approached by a guide called Giorgia. Her knowledge of the local history and heritage is vast, her stories are truly captivating, and her English is excellent. If you visit the museum, or even just the town, seek her!

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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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Delft
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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