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Castel del Monte

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Address: Andria, Italy
Phone Number: 0883569997
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Quite special castle

A wonderful castle with an extraordinary layout in the middle of a stunnibg landscape. The view is fantastic. Well worth a visit. Close by you can find walking trales.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden
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Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful castle with an extraordinary layout in the middle of a stunnibg landscape. The view is fantastic. Well worth a visit. Close by you can find walking trales.

Thank Carina6109
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Castel del Monte, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-see for every Apulia-bound tourist. The castle is part of a much larger network of castles that Frederick II Hohenstaufen built along the Adriatic coast. A very enigmatic site indeed, situated in the Altopiano delle Murge, it is also depicted on the reverse of the Itaian one euro cent coin.

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Riccione, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This is the famous castle represented on the Italian 1 €cent coin! It is located outside Andria, a beautiful city close to the sea. You can't park your car next to the Castle, unless you're a client of the restaurant Osteria Sforza. This castle has been renewed and a tour all around the floors through the 8 towers is now... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice drive out to the castle through vineyards and olive groves. Interesting stone houses / shelters on the roadside. The castle was great to look at but there was really nothing in it except a small amount of artwork. The gift shop was ok but overpriced. No toilets to be seen at all. Lovely panoramic views. Only access in the... More 

1 Thank Anna V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What a weird architecture !!! It was so nice to visite this very unique place. So beautiful castle on top of the hill. With a great view.

Thank elodie50a
The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The castle looks very nice from a distance. The castle has a very special shape with 8 sites and towers. 8 is the keyword. There is a large parking beneath the hill, so the views at the castle are not disturbed. Also the bustransfer (5-10 minutes) saves you a walk upwards the hill. Inside the castle also 8 is the... More 

1 Thank Luca C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A monument full of history and mystery. Beatiful and fascinating, surrounded by nature. I recommend getting the guided tour because you will find out many interesting things.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Castel del Monte itself is famous monument from the 13th century, but disapointing part was when we say much garbage on the grass on the bus station, 50 meters from the castle. In the payed area, of course.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Good stop off for a point in history A self tour might be easier both floors are close in architecture Frescos have been removed from invaders

Thank Lovetogarden52
Ra'anana, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

An outstanding building, now housing an exhibition on humanity itself. Could have spent even more time, but it is somewhat out of the way, so we had to hurry. Interestingly, there is a camping site near the castle, which could be quite useful, especially in 2019.

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