Castello Piccolomini di Capestrano, Capestrano

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Castello Piccolomini is a castle in Capestrano, Province of L'Aquila .
The castle was built replacing a Medieval fort, of which remains the central tower. Several families, like Acquaviva, Piccolomini, and Medici, modified the building up to the current structure, completed in 1485.
Now the castle is used as city hall and it was deeply restructured in 1924.
The castle is made of two L shaped structure, of which the larger one, facing south-west, contains the main entrance from the town central square. The internal courtyard, with a well in the middle, has the old medieval tower facing north-east.
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  • In the beautiful region of Abruzzo, in middle Italy, these is the beautiful village of Capestrano, this is the Castle.  more »
  • Stunning castle situated within an old village. Free to access and tremendous views from the battlements, both of the village and surrounding countryside.  more »
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  • Awesome place to go. The view on a clear day is breathtaking and the castle it self was awesome too. Added bonus - it's free!
  • Brilliant castle. Just turned up with 9 kids and they had the best time. All free and open to public. Fantastic. If in the area, drop in.
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