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La Rocca

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Address: Via del Ponte, 06043 Spoleto, Italy
Phone Number: 074371401
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Great little museum

This building used to be a fortress, then a prison, and now it houses a museum of the Lombard history in Spoleto. Some very interesting artifacts, well-explained, and no crowds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Seminyak, Indonesia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Gives Spoletos history a very interesting perspective - very accessible and easy to find. Tons of wow moments.

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Saint James City, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Get your exercise walking up to La Rocca.........or find the moving walkway. Walk and you won't miss out on all that is Spoleto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This building used to be a fortress, then a prison, and now it houses a museum of the Lombard history in Spoleto. Some very interesting artifacts, well-explained, and no crowds. They could do a better job of maintaining their stock of explanatory texts in each room. I also wish they had some information or photos showing what it was like... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A beautiful place with excelent service and helpful people. Not far from Spoletto, still in the middle of nature, in a no more lived but comfortizide village,equipped with everithing you need in your appartement and more. Comfortable, homelike rooms, piscine usable only in hot days - could be cared a little bit more.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The hike to this remarkable building is worthwhile on its own. Spoleto is so lovely from many vantages. Besides, along the way are other special sites, including the Roman house and the Duomo. However, you can also arrive via escalator. La Rocca has served many masters from this highest point in the town since being built in the 1300's as... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Waited some time in a chaotic line only to find out that they don't accept credit cards. We didn't have enough cash for two so we didn't enter. The view from the castle was very nice.

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We weren't able to visit all the rooms on show due to maintenance. Great views of the surrounding area from the top. Find the elevators to avoid the steep climb on foot.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After a litlle climb, you can admire this impressive "Rocca", which has been called after a Cardinal, Albornozio, who ordered to built it before the Popes' return in Italy, after their hexile. It's massive because the power of the Vatican had to be massive once again. Inside, you'll find a museum which testimonies Lombards' dominion over Spoleto, two large courtyards... More 

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Spoleto, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Well restored castle, with frescos and paintings. Impressive architecture and an amazing view of Spoleto from high above the town. A bit of a walk to get there but really worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The first is the magnificent views on the way. The second is the well told story of Spoleto, accompanied by some ancient relics. The third is the story of the building, once a fortress, than a governor house, and later a prison. This is not a huge museum, and the price (7.20) is not cheap, but still worth avidity if... More 

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