Bisceglie Castle

Bisceglie, Italy

Bisceglie Castle was originally a tower built around 1060-1070 by Normans and enlarged in the 13th century by Swabian counts. The tower was made later higher by the Angevines. Originally the castle was a four-sided building with five towers; today there are three towers left. The North-East tower is adjacent to the 12th century St Giovanni in Castro Church, which was included in the castle as its chapel during the Angevin time. Today the castle hosts an ethnographic museum.

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Founded: 1060-1070
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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pan ped (2 years ago)
The Norman or Maestra tower built by Peter I dominates the area of ​​the Norman-Swabian castle. The castle has undergone heavy changes and even today some of its parts are private homes. interesting are some mullioned windows and the church of San Giovanni in castrum, in which a small window with a Greek Orthodox cross is visible.
Keith OConnell (2 years ago)
Go there in the evening and enjoy the nearby restaurants, shops and bars.
OLIVIER FIDALGO (2 years ago)
A historic place is well renovated! It's beautiful to see inside when you get to the gate gate, it was awesome to see the structures!
Marco Bendoni (3 years ago)
It is worth a short visit
Anton Chaika (5 years ago)
Very cosy and calm place
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