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Castello Aragonese

89010, Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Underused

The castle is so imposing, but it is basically empty. The modern sculpture garden is a treat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
crobbins41
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San Francisco, California
Great views from up top

We went to visit the castle because we love everything historical. It was great being able to walk... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Pamcha
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  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
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“tower” (2 reviews)
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89010, Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is so imposing, but it is basically empty. The modern sculpture garden is a treat however. Needs better explanatory signage or notes.

Thank crobbins41
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went to visit the castle because we love everything historical. It was great being able to walk through at your own pace,and admire the views inside and out from every stop. The views at the top were simply breath taking,so even if you don't...More

Thank Pamcha
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is certainly not the most evocative medieval castle in Italy but still an interesting reminder of the long and chequered past of the city. Reggio is short of historical buildings due to the earthquakes which makes the castle even more precious. Sadly, the building...More

Thank zello1980
Reviewed 27 October 2016

a real peace of history lots to see. for free. you can make a donation if you want. there was different levels. with attractions on each level. when you get to the top there is a beautiful view of ocean and reggio.

Thank cmacri2015
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The castle is best viewed from the outside, because much of it is in ruins and much is not open. They have a nice exhibition of policemen over the years. It is not much of a rainy day activity because so little is open.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Definatelly recommend visiting this castle and purchasing the audio guide it will not disapoint. If you can be there just before sunset you will have the opportunity to witness a magnificent sunset with castle as a back drop

Thank Animalis
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The castle has nothing inside.. But the views are worth it! Entrance is free ans there are postres in all languages telling the place's history.

1  Thank Mariliava
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This tour is not suitable for women, visiting on their own. One of the old tour guides is very unprofessional in his behavior and can't keep his hands to himself. Although the tour is free, you get a very unpleasant experience in return.

Thank sarah i
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Who visit this castel needs to know that it has a lot of history! Talk with the guides! They speek english and can tell you all the history of these castel.

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I noticed this castle on the Reggio map provided by the hotel staff and decided to check it out. Glad I did! It is a tribute to those who built the castle that it has for the most part withstood numerous earthquakes in Reggio, including...More

1  Thank Cambodia_Guy
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