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Reviewed October 29, 2018

UNESCO heritage with a lot of history behind this site that explains more about the region in general. Amazing view and position of the castle, definitely to be visited if nearby but not worth traveling all the way to come to visit it. Puglia has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

it's so impressive go around and enter inside the walls of this very famous castle were jean jacques annaud filmed some part of " the name of the rose " from best seller of umberto eco

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 18, 2018

35 km from Trani is the Castel del Monte, Combination of Gothic, Italianate, Islamic and Roman architecture.. Some posters have indicated their difficulty in reaching the Castel. With this in mind we ventured forth from Trani by bus. Everything fell into place and seemed quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Castel Monte is one of the many UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy and one of two in Puglia. It's a little way off the usual tourist trial and while the architecture is fascinating it is really only worth a visit if you are in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Castel del Monte occupies an imposing situation at the top of a hill, giving it sweeping panoramas to the Adriatic and across the limestone plateau of Puglia. It is in remarkably good condition for its age thanks to substantial reconstruction. It is a fine example...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Originally more a meeting place to impress rather than a fortified castle. It was interesting but there was little inside of much interest. Be prepared for lots of stairs to get the second floor. I guess it is worth a visit if passing by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Castel del Monte has a site entroned on a hill, construction in 1240 by Frederic II: there are no windows and it's octogonal with towers around; I visited some times ago at Easter, it was cold and it snows a little bit; at this time...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Given its status with UNESCO and listed on the world heritage register, your expectations are high. On arrival, you see the grandeur of the octagonal castle made of ancient stone set on high point in the region with 360 degree views over the plains. Enter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is an impressive structure with great views over the surrounding area. The entrance fee of 10€ gives you access to the inner courtyard and to the castle rooms that enclose it on two levels. The thing is, though, that the rooms are not only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We drove almost 2 hours to see this place as my wife has always wanted to visit. A bit confusing regarding parking and we decided to walk rather than get the bus, the walk is not to bad and you can take short cuts. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Friedrich B
October 31, 2017|
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Response from 387virginias | Reviewed this property |
Not really set up for that. Cold, poor lighting. Many more special places for an event in Puglia.
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jaoxi2015
December 29, 2016|
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Response from 876antonion | Reviewed this property |
there are bus even during the winter becouse ther are shop restaurant and 1 church very nice place
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marie n
August 24, 2016|
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Response from PeterG38 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know as we visited not long before the earthquake.
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