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Castello Aragonese

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Taranto History

Very beautiful castle and its story. Must know the story of Taranto, the Aragonese Castle and the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
andybucco95
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Lizzano, Italy
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Wonderful Beautiful Castle with interesting history free entry in Taranto

Beautiful & intersting Castle in Taranto with good sea wiew . I visited in August and I... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Giuseppe S
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Masterpiece of the Italian renaissance military architecture that shows important remains of almost three thousand years of history. Free guided tours every day at : 0930-11.30-14.00-16.00-18.00-20.00-22.30-24.00-1.30
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Piazza Castello | C/o Swing bridge Città Vecchia, 70123, Taranto, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only took photos from the outside because I read that you have to take a free guided 90 minute tour which is in Italian. Neither of us can understand Italian well, so we gave it a miss.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful castle from the outside and an amazing location. You can only enter with a guide and the Navy Marshal that guided us was enthusiastic and explained everything well. The visit is free of charge and takes 1,5 hours (!!!). Guide is only available...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful castle and its story. Must know the story of Taranto, the Aragonese Castle and the nearby Bridge. Love the work of Italian navy

1  Thank andybucco95
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful & intersting Castle in Taranto with good sea wiew . I visited in August and I appreciated the kindness and competence of guide in this area Militar area of Italian Marine . I suggest the visit 👌👨‍🎨😊

2  Thank Giuseppe S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The castle is a real masterpiece. It was restored by the Italian navy and they are still working on the castle. I was impressed to see that the guided tours were free and at some hours that I have never seen before (like 22:30, 24:00...More

2  Thank TheBlondeCat
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Must see in Taranto. The castle is well maintained and has a lot of history to offer. About 20 Navy officers work there and one of them is your free tour guide. Our Officer explained everything in details and with great passion. And they are...More

2  Thank Marianna I
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It's a must see if you are in the area and you like castles. I had my hotel in Bari, but took the train to see this castle. The castle currently belong to the Italian Navy and looks very well. A Naval Officer will guide...More

1  Thank Liana B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our visit to castle. It is free to enter and looked well. Has a lot of history behind. If you are around in the area, it worth a visit! Thank you marina staff for great excursion!

2  Thank Inulka L
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A fascinating tour by a Naval Officer in English. The tour started with a video (also in English) and then we had a guided tour through different parts of the castle and through different bygone eras. There are many tours during the day and night....More

5  Thank Ruthie17
Reviewed 5 June 2018

You can only see this on a guided tour with an Italian Naval officer. Unfortunately, he only spoke Italian, but our guide interpreted for us. The tour takes to you excavations of earlier forts under the present one, as well as showing you how the...More

2  Thank joerussin
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