Marostica Castles

Marostica, Italy

Marostica area became under the rule of Cangrande I della Scala in 1311. Next year he founded two castles in Marostica, the lower (Castello Inferiore) and upper (Castello Superiore) castle. 

The lower castle in the city center is rectangular. After the War of the League of Cambrai, the mayor moved his headquarters from upper to lower castle. The upper castle is a square form building with four little towers on the sides and a large central tower.

There is a 1800m long wall connectiong these two castles.

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Founded: 1312
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Rudy Chaudhry (2 years ago)
Best place to have breakfast , lunch or dinner. Its on the top of mountain. You can drive your car there.
Mike Bachmann (3 years ago)
Came here for a business dinner. Unbelievable atmosphere!!! People are friendly and service is top notch. I love this place.
loretta M (3 years ago)
beautiful Castle with Restaurant,awesome view of the lower Castle and city
Chris Kohler (3 years ago)
We had a fantastic lunch here with some Italian friends. The food was delicious and the service was friendly. Great view from the castle.
Ilonka Schmidt (3 years ago)
Views are unmissable. You can either access by a car to the top, or walking. Is quite high but you can see all the views of the city and the bottom castle (castello inferiore). The castle was built in 1312 Inside the castle there is a restaurant. I recommend the walk if you can.
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