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2 weeks ago
“Not worth spending much time”
23 May 2018
“An interesting Castillo ”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have lots of time and are a real caste or history buff, you may choose to tour the castle. Otherwise, you can spend your time and money elsewhere. There is little to see

Thank James H
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Frederick II built 200 of these castles in Puglia. This one is interesting because of its location right on the sea. It has an interesting av presentation in many languages and some great archaeological exhibits. The castle in Bari is more interesting and of course...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A magnificently restored castle. The rooms are empty, though there is usually a temporary exhibition on the premises. It was a Brian Eno music and light show in 2017. The overall impression is of a very worthwhile project that will appeal primarily to lovers of...More

Thank DUN01170
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is big and beautiful form outside. Inside is empty. You walk through the empty rooms. There is nothing to see beside the sea.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This very large and imposing building is empty of everything other than a few signs of explanation in English. When we visited it also had an exhibition of modern art which seemed completely out of place. Not really worth the entrance fee

Thank Jacqal
Reviewed 16 August 2017

You can walk on the different parts of this castle, with an amazing view to the sea. It's a bit windy up there but its worth.

Thank szi2013
Reviewed 14 August 2017

There are certainly more spectacular castles in Puglia, but this place is interesting and varied in its architecture and atmosphere. When I visited there was a lovely sound and light installation by Brian Eno in one of the big rooms. The castle clings to the...More

Thank Slaphead66
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The castle is in pretty good conditions and it has some interesting architectural elements. It would be nice though to have some exhibits in the large empty rooms.

Thank lucal478
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The castle looks interesting from the outside but inside it is a different story. Lots of empty rooms with the occasional nice view of the sea. For many years it was a prison and hopefully in the future it will be an attraction worth visiting....More

Thank B9637XMroberts
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The castle has been renovated and is beautiful from the outside. It is located on the sea and close to the Cathedral. Not much to see inside and it is currently a woman's prison. A gem built by Frederick II.

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