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Castel Sismondo, Rimini
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  • Really impressive this castle or Rocca Malatestiana, dating back to 1,400, at the same time fortress and residence. The grandeur sounds back to the time of the Lords. Undergoing restoration, is however place intended for summer events.
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  • Central medieval fortress resort Rimini was built at the beginning of the XV century that edge of Mao clan Malatesta. His head while Sigizmundo Malatesta personally supervised the construction, as evidenced by the embossed name and coat of arms above the entrance. Label and was the source of the name-Castel Sigismondo-which was transformed during the last century the name Sigismund.
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  • In parallel with the decumano you can reach via Cavour square, passing under the arcades of the City Hall. Today, however, is undergoing renovation, are active jobs and there is the image of the project when it is finished. It is used as both a summer's night of music representative.
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  • A decent mall on the outskirts of town.
  • ENG-----The fortress-residence of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini from 1432 to 1468, combines the intent of celebration with the defensive requirement. The demolition of the buildings between the Castle and the municipal square talking increased dominance and mole malatestiana excelled on the seats of the civil and religious power. The fortress was needed for the Majesty of towers and walls equipped with scarps, wide moat to the grandeur of the keep which, whitewashed, silhouetted against the Red of the entrance tower. The defence, prepared with the advice of Filippo Brunelleschi, was equipped with guns. The Castle, as evidenced by the restorations, embraced the Roman walls with towers, the medieval gate of Gattolo, the core of the houses and palaces Malatesta. Sigismund, however in the inscription on the entrance portal claims the former construction fundamentis. Work began in 1437, went on for about 15 years, although since 1446 residency was inhabited. Today all that remains is the core of the original building represented in the medals of Sigismund and in fresco by Piero della Francesca in the temple. The entrance portal is still surmounted by an inscription and coat of arms with the elephant, the rose and the chessboard, family symbols. Become a papal fortress, from the seventeenth century it underwent extensive modifications: the demolition of the walls, filling the moat and the perusal of the furnishings. By the 19th century prison until 1967, from the years ' 70 is affected by a complex restoration work, the architect Carla Tomasini Pietramellara, supported, in the last phase, the Foundation CARIM. Gilberto Urbinati photos © ENG-------The fortified residence of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Rimini's ruler from 1432 to 1468, combined in celebration of his prowess with defensive needs. Its sheer size and the demolition of the buildings between the castle and the civic square accentuated its dominion over the city's religious and political powers. The imposing fortress had massive towers and an outer wall with escarpments and a broad moat, and the keep was finished in white plasterwork so as to stand out against the red of the gatehouse. The defensive system, for which Filippo Brunelleschi acted as a consultant, also featured cannons. As confirmed during restoration, the castle incorporated the remains of the Roman walls and towers, the medieval Malatesta Gattolo Gate and several houses. Sigismund, as seen from the inscription over the main gate, claimed instead that he had built the entire castle himself. Work started in 1437 and lasted some 15 years, even though the castle was lived in from 1446 onwards. Today only the original nucleus of the castle shown in medals of Sigismund and in Piero della Francesca's fresco in the Malatesta Temple remains. The main gate is still however surmounted by the Malatesta arms, showing an elephant and a rose against a chequered background. After passing into the hands of the Papal State, from the 17th century onwards the castle was altered several times. The outer walls were demolished, the moat was filled in and the furnishings were removed. It was used as a prison from the 19th century until 1967, but in the 1970 's work started on a complex restoration project prepared by Carla Tomasini Pietramellara.
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  • Negative today 25 August despite the site reports it is completely closed. I did 30 Km to see him. The usual thing Italian
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  • Seen from the outside I thought was a bit rundown I know that inside are carried out several interesting exhibits.
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  • Beautiful castle of the Lords of Rimini, the Malatesta, bombed during the war it lost many pieces then rebuilt "evil" show the roof. Remains a sign of the historical past of the city.
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