Mazzarino Castle

Mazzarino, Italy

Mazzarino Castle origins are unknown, but it was mentioned the late 13th century as a residence of Lods and Counts of Mazzarino. Today curtain walls and remains of two towers exist.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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VIBE LAB (20 months ago)
Very suggestive place. Free admission".
Maria Calipari (2 years ago)
Such a wonderful find, only because we had a guide with us. No sign or indicators to what it was, the history and so abandoned!
Marco Crupi (3 years ago)
The Castle of Mazzarino, nicknamed "U Cannuni", because of its only cylindrical tower almost like a "cannon". His real name is not known with certainty. His date of birth is also uncertain. We only know that Mazzarino and his Castle were bought by Stefano Branciforti between 1282 and 1292. From this it can be deduced that existed before this date and served as a residence for the nobles of the place. It was the scene of an episode of the TV series The octopus shot inside it.
Very beautiful!
Filippo Privitello (palladicuoio) (3 years ago)
Always beautiful and suggestive. Sensational panorama in a view that has no end. It doesn't have much of what it was originally, that is, with the four towers, but still remains a piece of medieval history. The only tower left but which is an icon for Mazarin. Entry is free as there is no check. Despite this, it is fairly clean inside. The stone theater carved into the hill is also suggestive.
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