Nocera Castle

Nocera Inferiore, Italy

One of the most beautiful places to visit in Nocera Inferiore is the medieval castle. Strategically located on the top of Santa Andrea's hill, this fortified structure was founded in the 9th century. In 1138 it was destroyed by the troops of Ruggero II. Helena, the widow of Manfred of Sicily, was imprisoned in the Castle and died here after the battle of Benevento (1268).

Of the Castle you can still see the two walls, the Gothic arches of the aviary and the apse area of the church of Santa Maria alla Torre, located behind the keep. Of particular beauty is the Royal Cavallerizza divided into spans and covered by barrel vaults. Currently the Castle is in the management of the Municipality of Nocera Inferiore after the homonymous Palace has been established inside it.


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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Pierluigi Gambardella (11 months ago)
Justin (12 months ago)
Simply sooper
Francescopaolo Maiorano (17 months ago)
My partner and I were on an evening in mid-July for a candlelit concert, a splendid place with a breathtaking view and a lovely evening ... to visit, a suggestive place
Cas (2 years ago)
Cute, I was there for a school event, it was fun. Competent and interesting as well as nice people, a good point for teenagers and children. Beautiful place and shuttle always available to take us up to the entrance of the castle.
Malinka Architect (4 years ago)
Amazing castle! I'm in love with it ❤️?
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