Duino Castle

Duino, Italy

Duino Castle was built by the Wallsee family in 1389 on the cliffs overlooking the Gulf of Trieste. It replaced an older castle from the 11th century. Over time, the Wallsee family disappeared and the castle, after having been used as a prison, became the residence of the Luogar and Hofer.

At the end of the 19th century it became the property of Prince Alexander von Thurn und Taxis from the Czech branch of the House of Thurn and Taxis. It remains with the family to this day with his great-grandson Prince Carlo Alessandro della Torre e Tasso, Duke of Castel Duino the current owner. The castle has been opened to the public as a museum and park.

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Via Duino 39, Duino, Italy
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Founded: 1389
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Matteo ForeverYoung (6 months ago)
Nice castle on the top of the hill.
Craig Hoal (8 months ago)
The history of the castle and the displays in each of the rooms is truly fascinating. The views from the castle are absolutely breath taking. Loved every minute.
tom tajič (8 months ago)
Rilke's path is a beautiful walk Castle is very nice and on a beautiful spot.
enrico adorni (8 months ago)
Great place,great sea
Armando Lobato Landa (8 months ago)
Duino,Italy was fantastic and beautiful ❤️
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