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Closed, but the view is still amazing

This fort was damaged in the 2009 earth quake, and sadly still being restored. The fort is... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Ryan M
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Vasteras, Sweden
Impressive

Impressive castle but unfortunately under construction, like zo many other monuments since the 2009... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
alex4777
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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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1 Nov 2017
“Closed, but the view is still amazing”
22 Aug 2017
“Strong Spanish Influence”
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This fort was damaged in the 2009 earth quake, and sadly still being restored. The fort is impressive up close and the views from the hill are breath taking. Its not worth a long stay but if you are driving close by i would suggest...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

At the top of the hill and surrounded by large trees it is hard to see this place from L'Aquila, however if you drive or walk up the road it stands quite strong (especially after all the earthquakes the region experienced).

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Impressive castle but unfortunately under construction, like zo many other monuments since the 2009 earthquake. On Sunday evening it's the place to be for a real Italian evening stroll. You can have a drink on the terrace at the south-east corner of the fountain.

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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Please note that the fort and most other sites in L'aquila are closed due to earthquake repairs. Before going to any sights in this city check to see if it is open. Only be church in the old town is open. Lots of cranes and...More

3  Thank Betweenjobs
Reviewed 5 June 2014

After having a coffee or meal nearby, this is a great place to have a walk afterwards. I suggest going at sunset so that you can see the shadows and the different colorations of the stone structure - it is awe inspiring

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