Uggiano Castle

Ferrandina, Italy

Uggiano Castle near Ferrandina was documented first time in 1029 when it was besieged by Muslims. It was enlarged in 1350, but after the earthquake 1492 king Frederick of Aragon orderred to build a new city Ferrandina. After this Uggiano was left to decay. Today only some ruins exists.


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Ferrandina, Italy
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Cinzia Calluso (10 months ago)
The ruins are not accessible except by climbing the last section
Stefano Donghi (11 months ago)
An enchanted place not to be missed!
Gaetano Rossetti (15 months ago)
Nice site of historical interest. Its origins date back to the Middle Ages. It is located on top of a hill from which you can enjoy a beautiful panorama. The castle is located within a farm, so you need to ask permission to access it.
Pietro Amendolara (2 years ago)
The remains of the UGGIANO CASTLE are something incredible. We got there by following the path that leads from the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli to the castle (strictly on foot). The castle enjoys a breathtaking view, it seems to be in a Nordic landscape. Ruined walls, high walls, and a still intact portal with an Ogiva entrance appear to be of Arab origin. Ravines and corners with visions of the ancient land of Lucania. I was wonderfully fascinated by the place. Of course it should be valued and made use of. a real marvel.
roberto d'arcangelo (2 years ago)
Fantastic place... absolutely worth visiting.
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