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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 25 May 2017
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25 May 2017
“Massive 16th century fortress”
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Reviewed 25 May 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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