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La Rocca

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Well worth the climb

Or if not use the incredible moving escalators that go up and down the city. Views are amazing from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
186273Traveller
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Great views over the valley of Spoleto. The courtyards are interesting to view. The climb to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
stephenr1951
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New York City, New York
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All reviews very interesting museum on foot amazing views hill overlooking worth a visit well worth the effort prison elevator fortress rocca history borgia residence court power town walls
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Or if not use the incredible moving escalators that go up and down the city. Views are amazing from the castle but the surprise is inside and unexpected. Not like any other castle or fort I had seem before. A real effort has been made...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is perhaps the easiest Rocca to access as escaltors and lifts have been installed. Great views from up here and some interesting art work, some frescoes and general history. There is an entrance fee.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views over the valley of Spoleto. The courtyards are interesting to view. The climb to the Rocca is strenuous, though there is an elevator present.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

A nice walk up to the Rocca from Spoleto and well worth it to see the fortress and views . As you approach the fortress you can see the bridge of Towers on one side . It was built in the 14 th century &...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited the Rocca to wander around the grounds and enjoy the views given its position perched at the top of Sant'Elia hill overlooking Spoleto. We did not actually enter the rocca itself which houses a museum- for which there is a fee. We took...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We had a combined ticket with the duomo so couldn’t miss not going and so pleased we did - even though we had to go back because it was shut for lunch. It was quiet so we were really lucky in that we were able...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is another must see in the Umbri district, many things to see and some great food to be eaten. I think a half day is enough, it was for us.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Take escalator to its top, walk all around the old fort for amazing views, so impressive! The connection of the aqueduct to the outlying fort is very impressive.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Albornoz - initiator of the construction. It was built in 1363-1367 year as the residence of the Pope. These were the years of the return of the popes in Italy after the so-called "Avignon captivity", when the...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

On our first trip to Spoleto, we weren't in seeing "another castle", but decided to take a look this trip. We were pleasantly surprised at the architecture and exhibits there. We took the elevator up but walked down which took us along a street lined...More

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