Caccuri castle was built over Byzantine fortress dating to the 6th century. It was restored several times. In the early 1800s the castle became a comfortable noble residence, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including hot running water and central heating. The restoration work was followed by the architect Adolfo Mastrigli who planned the construction of the cylindrical tower that dominates the castle and which has become, over the years, the symbol of Caccuri.
The most visible element is the only tower, called Torre Mastrigli, which is the town's symbol. Currently a great part of the castle is in a state of decay. The feudal chapel houses Neapolitan school artworks.
Inside the Castle there is the Palatine Chapel which still retains the form conferred by the renovation works sponsored by the Cavalcanti family and carried out between 1669 and 1705. Inside there are important pictorial works such as “La Maddalena Penitente” by the great painter Neapolitan Domenico Gargiulo and “The Miracles of St. Thomas Aquinas“, a canvas created by the Bolognese painter Domenico Maria Muratori which is the model of the altarpiece of a similar subject preserved in Rome in the Church of the Holy Spirit of the Neapolitans.References:
Frösöstenen is the northern-most raised runestone in the world and Jämtland's only runestone. It originally stood at the tip of ferry terminal on the sound between the island of Frösön and Östersund. The stone dates to between 1030 and 1050. It has now been relocated to the lawn in front of the local county seat due to the construction of a new bridge, between 1969 and 1971, on the original site.
Frösö runestone inscription means: Austmaðr, Guðfastr's son, had this stone raised and this bridge built and Christianized Jämtland. Ásbjörn built the bridge. Trjónn and Steinn carved these runes.