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Underused

The castle is so imposing, but it is basically empty. The modern sculpture garden is a treat... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
crobbins41
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San Francisco, California
Truncated relic of history

This is certainly not the most evocative medieval castle in Italy but still an interesting reminder... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
zello1980
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

For 3 euros, we were given a wonderful guided tour of the castle. So much history, beautiful views, and a tour guide native to Reggio Calabria who radiated pride and for her hometown's rich cultural heritage. Thank you so much Azzurra for sharing your insight...More

2  Thank saostroff
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Not exceptional but probably suffered from the earthquake at the beginning of the 20th century which leveled the entire city. Had an extra exposition of live butterflies which made it a little more interesting. From the top you get some nice views... Also the only...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Make sure you go all the way to the top for the great views! What does one. We'd to say about castles? They're all cool. And this one was free!

Thank JerryT127
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The castle is so imposing, but it is basically empty. The modern sculpture garden is a treat however. Needs better explanatory signage or notes.

Thank crobbins41
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went to visit the castle because we love everything historical. It was great being able to walk through at your own pace,and admire the views inside and out from every stop. The views at the top were simply breath taking,so even if you don't...More

Thank Pamcha
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is certainly not the most evocative medieval castle in Italy but still an interesting reminder of the long and chequered past of the city. Reggio is short of historical buildings due to the earthquakes which makes the castle even more precious. Sadly, the building...More

Thank zello1980
Reviewed 28 October 2016

a real peace of history lots to see. for free. you can make a donation if you want. there was different levels. with attractions on each level. when you get to the top there is a beautiful view of ocean and reggio.

Thank cmacri2015
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The castle is best viewed from the outside, because much of it is in ruins and much is not open. They have a nice exhibition of policemen over the years. It is not much of a rainy day activity because so little is open.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Definatelly recommend visiting this castle and purchasing the audio guide it will not disapoint. If you can be there just before sunset you will have the opportunity to witness a magnificent sunset with castle as a back drop

Thank Animalis
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The castle has nothing inside.. But the views are worth it! Entrance is free ans there are postres in all languages telling the place's history.

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