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Amazingly well-preserved castle with incredible history and views

If you are ever in the region of Basilicata, Melfi Castle is well-worth a visit. Once a hunting... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Teresa P
New York City, New York
Amazing archeological museum in the castle.

We visited the Castle build by the Normans but we were surprised by the museum inside the Castle... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you are ever in the region of Basilicata, Melfi Castle is well-worth a visit. Once a hunting lodge, it has a tremendous amount of history and has on display a large amount of local relics and archeological finds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa P
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We visited the Castle build by the Normans but we were surprised by the museum inside the Castle. This museum had amazing beautiful vases form the Greek and Roman times. The content is much broader and more beautiful than many musea in Western Europe. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited castle in winter and were the only visitors. At the day we been there, castle was renovating and preparing for next hight season.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aušra M
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We went there at the end of the day, castle was opened up just for us. We basically had the entire castle for ourselves. Very good and interesting experience, historically extremely important with a lot of items incredibly preserved. It literally tells the story of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Melfi Castle was our main reason for going to Melfi on our trip to the Puglia region of Italy and we were certainly not disappointed. While you can certainly see the outside for free, the admission fee was so reasonable we decided to check it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

The Swabian castle was enlarged by Emperor Frederick II and is an impressive castle with very interesting halls. Its prized exhibit is a Roman Sarcophagus of a high class person dating back to the Roman Imperial period. The cover of this sarcophagus depicts the body...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

The day was wonderful. It is an imposing site set on the hill but the museum taught us so much about the boiling cauldron of cultures that inhabited this area before and after Christ. Some of the exhibits the British museum would love to have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jo c
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Not a lot to see inside but you have to pay. Photos from the outside does the trick for me. Great views of the countryside around.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

The castle is impressive as it has a museum inside with artifacts from the region. Lovely view of the countryside.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Interesting side trip due to rain stopped into this charming town and visited the castle and museum. Exhibits are a surprising gem BUT italy has a terrible habit of not having toilet seats but no toilet paper in any of the bathrooms including the handicapp...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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