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Pictures of Castel Del Monte, Puglia, Italy. Images, Photos & Fotos





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Pictures of the medieval Castel Del Monte ( Castle on the Mount ) situated in Adria in the Apulia region in southern Italy. Castel del Monte sits onto of a hill above the plains of Apulia like a bright beacon visible to all below. It is known that it was ordered to be built by Emperor Frederick II in the 1240's but the reason for its unique octagonal design has been lost in the mists of time. The lack of moat and outer defensive wall suggests that Castel Del Monte was built as a hunting...
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