Pietra Castle is built on a huge boulder detached from Cengio Rosso. It is located in a strategic location which marked the long border between the Italian Tyrolean territories, Bishopric of Trent and Republic of Venice. When the Venetians tried to go to the north, between the15th and 16th century , they were stopped by the Principality and the Austrians with important pitched battles that took place near the castle.

Its rooms are decorated in a Gothic style. Worth of mentioning is the 'Hall of Justice', strictly gothic atmosphere illuminated by windows with a particular form in Guelph and adorned with frescoes from the 15th century.

The castle is restored and today privately owned and inhabited.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.cultura.trentino.it

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Enzo C (19 months ago)
Bellissimo castello storico. Prima difesa della città di Trento e del Tirolo storico. Si trova in una posizione strategica infatti quando i veneziani tentavano di spingersi a nord verso Trento, vennero fermati dal Principato e dagli Austriaci con importanti battaglie che si svolsero nei pressi del castello. La più importante è la battaglia di Calliano del 10 agosto 1487 battaglia combattuta tra le truppe trentine, alleate dei conti del Tirolo, e quelle della Repubblica di Venezia
SoLaMao (2 years ago)
The historical contest is so impressive and well mantained. The food is also very good, prices are mid expensive. Employees are not so kind and owners are very unfriendly. What a pity for such a good place!
christian antonelli (2 years ago)
Super
Stefano Andreottola (3 years ago)
It's a wonderful place for events!
Federico Scrinzi (3 years ago)
Really amazing place! Full of history and great for events.
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