Castello di Santa Severa, Santa Marinella

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  • No, it's not a melancholy-harsh landscape of Wales and Italy is still the same. The castle of Santa Severa is a few kilometers from Rome, on the shore of the Tyrrhenian Sea and it is perhaps the most famous spook country. During the Roman Empire at this place was the ancient Roman port city of Pirdzhi. If you believe the legend, the castle was built in the late 10th century and named it in honor of the female Servers, which barbarians tortured to death for unwillingness to renounce the Christian faith. Locals allege that the Castle constantly hear moaning and groaning, heard steps and move various objects. I have observed this fact wasn't, maybe something know fattened striped woobies, which seem to be the sole owners of this secluded place.
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  • We are located on what was once an Etruscan port of Pyrgi, Caere (Cerveteri), later became a Roman city, and then, in the middle ages on the ruins of the latter was built the Castle (14th century, but the Saracen Tower, the cylindrical plug connected the actual Castle by a bridge from the sky, comes from above, while remodeled several times until the 17th century) which was followed by the formation of a small village. After the succession of some owners, the Castle passed into the hands of the order of the Holy Spirit (1482) who held it until 1980: today is owned by the Lazio region. Beautiful location, with the mole vaguely castle that seems to emerge directly from the sea reddish; even the shallow water with small boulders outcropping and the long spit of golden sand which extends to the right of the Castle do their part (obviously if there are bathers, as in winter). Across the sea the Castle proper is preceded by the aforementioned tiny village, whose premises are occupied by museums and some shop. The best side to watch the castle is of course the beach, but also from other sides always does its effect. Inside, from the architectural and artistic point of view there is little to see: nearly all the frescoes are gone, the walls plastered and there's no particular architectural element to be highlighted (archaeologically might affect the remains of the early Christian Church located in the suburbs). The Castle houses a Museum (il museo della rocca) but there's very little to see. often the interiors host impromptu exhibition (when we were there there was an exhibition of Japanese traditional dress). The visit to the village is free (there is also a church and a baptistery but to see the latter you must be accompanied by an educational worker, you pay for it) while to visit the Interior of the Castle (and his Museum) are paid 8 euro (if you want also to salir and on top of the Tower saracena, for me useless, you have to unclip the other 3 euros and book a visit at the time you purchase your ticket. Now, 8 euros to see the Castle inside (and Museum) are exaggerated; but with the same ticket you can see other 3 museums that are located outside the Castle (2 in the village: the Museum of sea and navigation and the museo del territorio; 1 and even out of the village, near the car park: is the antiquarium); the navigation Museum is interesting, although not large, humble the antiquaryum and a small Museum of the territory also as an extension of the premises but chock full of stuff, seemingly without order and policy that makes the visit individual gibberish (more interesting if the service customer older gentleman gentleman at the Museum, which seems to be a volunteer and that requires a contribution of 2.5 euro). Ultimately, in view of the time that you will have to see the museums (although only one of the navigation is well done, structured and interesting, and enjoyable without the intervention of guide or audio guide, with its attendant charges) the ticket should be 8 euro justified.
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  • The castle is a place to visit because it's full of amazing surprises and everywhere there are traces of its long history spanning the Etruscan age (7th century BC), Roman, middle ages with the majestic torre saracena sighting the Turks, the realization of a fortified village with churches and residences, up to the fortress that has hosted Popes and ambassadors from Japan ..., you can spend two hours pleasant, perhaps before lunch, visiting the sea Museum, the Antiquarium, following a beautiful guided by an archaeologist who has followed the recent excavations in the Castle courtyard, walking on the beach with the polygonal walls romane
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