Castello Aragonese

Open daily, including holidays, to free guided tours of Castel Sant 'Angelo in Taranto, better known as the Aragonese castle, is an experience not to be missed in Puglia. Positioned to 'entrance of the access channel of the city of Taranto, in the castle, well preserved and heritage of the Navy, are visible to the testimonies of all peoples that have characterized the history of this land: the Greeks, Byzantines, Normans, Swabians and Angevins . Rebuilt for wish of the king of Naples, Ferdinand d 'Aragon, between 1487 and 1492, to adapt it to new military techniques of defense, the castle is characterized by cylindrical towers and walkways inside where it's exciting to see the different historical sites. It will be interesting to visit the chapel Renaissance dedicated to St. Leonardo. Suggestive night visit.

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Piazza Castello, 4
74100 Taranto TA

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