Torre di Federico II

Enna, Italy

Torre di Federico is an octagonal ancient tower that was allegedly a summer residence of Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. The two floors possess beautiful vaults. The aspect of the building is austere. It was part of a bigger complex, named Old castle and destroyed by Arabs. Remnants include some pieces of the old, imposing walls on the top of the green hill where the Tower rises.

The tower is an imposing 26 metres high, has a diameter of 17 metres and its walls are 3.5 metres thick.

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Via Flora 17, Enna, Italy
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Ryan Grether (2 months ago)
Beautiful grounds, well maintained, and one of the best views in Enna.
Ľuboš Matúš (3 months ago)
One of the greatest views
K Taggling (11 months ago)
€2/adult to climb the tower for an amazing panoramic view of the city and Etna beyond.
Ida Cramer (14 months ago)
Worth the climb, pretty view! Not much for background information though..
Ole Ib Hansen (14 months ago)
This MUST be one of the most spectacular views in the beautiful island of Sicily. Take the steps to the top and you will not be disappointed.
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