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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 spot

another great spot for your pictures and for sure a symbol of Spoleto! You can't miss the visit if you come to Spoleto

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Mark B
Cesena, Italy
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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rocco is a must see Spoleto site. You get a great view from this historic building that served as a jail at one time. If you purchase a Spoleto Pass (10 Euros) you can visit 7 historic sites, plus you can use public transit for a week-- it is well worth it!

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Cesena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

another great spot for your pictures and for sure a symbol of Spoleto! You can't miss the visit if you come to Spoleto

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A must see. I have been in numerous Roccas in Italy and this is the best. Outstanding art works. It was a great rainy day visit.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Rocca looks amazing from below and is equally impressive up close. The museum is has interesting information about the Longobards period ruling Spoke to and there are some lovely frescoes throughout. And of course the view of Spoleto and Umbria is stunning. You can get there easily using the brilliant escalator system if you don"t want to walk.

Thank Jo M
Karlskrona, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The fortress on top of the Spoleto hill is impressive in itself and has fabulous views over the valley. Don't miss the painted room with a very interesting story.

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New Zealand
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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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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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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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