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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