Adrano Norman Castle

Adrano, Italy

Castle of Norman origin (Castello Normanno) is located in the centre of Adrano, built in 1070 on behalf of Norman king Roger I. They probably built the keep on the ruins of a pre-existing Muslim fortress at this site. Its purpose was to ensure control over a large portion of the surrounding Etna area.

Inside the castle is the archaeological museum with antique findings of the region.

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Founded: 1070
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.castles.nl

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pat d-o (3 years ago)
It is ok if you're near there, but not a must-have.
pat d-o (3 years ago)
It is ok if you're near there, but not a must-have.
Andrzej Carlström (4 years ago)
They could have a lot more written info
Kaman Lo (4 years ago)
4eur entrance fee. Small exhibition but great view of the town
Kaman Lo (4 years ago)
4eur entrance fee. Small exhibition but great view of the town
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