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Castle, Melfi

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  • If you are in Basilicata absolutely a must to do. I made countless shots especially at the external structure. It is quaint, historic. Nice in summer when the RoF backdrop of green hills that go a little deeper, and winter landscapes and impressive.
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  • Is one of the most beautiful castles ever seen. Surely you will say that sn part and so is easy to say! No! Try yourself
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  • There is no need for descriptions. Norman castle beautiful, quiet town ... Museum in the Castle. gorgeous ...
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  • Norman castle, one of the first feuds Normans in Italy and their capital. From here the famous Federico II issued constitutions of Melfi. With the Norman history and 2.50 you can also visit the Museum which is in the Castle. A place to visit absolutely!
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  • The castle of Frederick II, from which the Emperor issued the famous edict of Melfi, the constitutions of Melfi, also known as Liber Augustalis, which constitute the pinnacle of culture of Frederick II of Swabia, is one of the castles, kept everyone in excellent condition, which the Emperor had built in the territories of southern Italy, such as the castle of nearby Venosa (city of Horatio Flaccus) Castel del Monte (in Andria, Apulia), Barletta, Bari and others. The historic center of Melfi and the Castle are home of the festivities of Frederick II about historical parades and to falconry (favorite art by Emperor Frederick II), with epilogue in the Castle, such as unparalleled scenery, on the last Sunday in October. Not to be missed!
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  • "Castle, really impressive but largely closed (deadline April 2017, it seems), including the throne room. Remain open, the archaeological museum, based on the finds of Roman tombs and Roman times.
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  • The entrance is cheap, I think about 2.5 €. Inside the castle there is an archaeological museum
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  • One of the most beautiful medieval castles, across the Italian peninsula, is one of the most important. Influenced architectural level basically from 3 different peoples: the Normans-Staufer (Swabians)-Angevin. Gorgeous to behold, also from the castle there is a fantastic view of the city! Highly recommended if you are in the area!
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