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World Heritage Site Pictures - Castel Del Monte, Puglia, Italy





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Pictures of the medieval UNESCO World Heritage site of Castel Del Monte ( Castle on the Mount ) situated in Adria in the Apulia region in southern Italy. Castel Del Monte was given its world heritage status for the following reasons : "When the Emperor Frederick II built this castle near Bari in the 13th century, he imbued it with symbolic significance, as reflected in the location, the mathematical and astronomical precision of the layout and the perfectly regular shape. A unique piece...
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