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Description: Padua outpost on the western edge of the Euganean Hills , the thirteenth-century castle looks the countryside and the maze of waterways between Este, Vo ' and Noventa Vicentina . Besieged and destroyed the first time in 1231, it was quickly rebuilt , but again it was conquered by Veronese in 1313 , plundered and devastated . In three hundred becomes important garrison Carrara , as evidenced by the signs on the front door , once a drawbridge . With the annexation of the territory of Padua , Venice, in 1405 , the castle lost all military importance and is sold to the family Corner in the seventeenth century , to pass, a century later, the Barbarigo . The building is well preserved , largely restored , with revisions, in the nineteenth century. It is a classic military garrison with a typical , impressive keep, tower defense and extreme vantage point in the area, surrounded by a high wall curtain hinged on six turrets . It returns the charm of those tumultuous years medieval facts of assaults and destruction . Privately owned, it is used as a prestigious restaurant . And ' visits.