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Fortezza di Santa Barbara

Piazza della Resistenza, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 24212
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Massive 16th century fortress

This is a large fortress built on top of an earlier one attached to the town wall. It was built for... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
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Island of Malta, Malta
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May 25, 2017
“Massive 16th century fortress”
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Piazza della Resistenza, Pistoia, Italy
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+39 0573 24212

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a large fortress built on top of an earlier one attached to the town wall. It was built for Cosimo Medici for the protection of the town. It sustained one siege in 1643. The fortress seems to be largely in tact but is...More

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