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Castello Aragonese, Taranto

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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The castle Castello Aragonese dominates the center of the craggy island of Ischia. Walk through a tunnel or take an elevator to the entrance. The sturdy walls here once protected the island's small population from pirate raids. However, Hiero I of Syracuse built it in 474 BCE long before the threat of pirates. Inside the tunnel is a chapel dedicated to St. John Joseph of the Cross, the island's patron saint. Walk or take a public bus to access the island via a stone bridge built by Alfonso V. Make Castello Aragonese part of your personalized Taranto itinerary using our Taranto vacation route planner.
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  • really beautiful castle, seen from the course two seas with the swing bridge create a postcard that is unique in the world. must see at night with the lights you create something exceptional. recommend watching it even at sunset from the main entrance is located in piazza castello to emphasize the free guided tours arranged.
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  • Visit the various areas of the castle is fascinating, I had the feeling to live in that era. By visiting all you arrive near the small sea channel from where one can admire the swing bridge from below which rises majestically revealing the palaces of the city. Recommend for anyone who is in the area not to miss this show.
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  • First, the visit is free. It is performed by a soldier. The second point, it is that if you are lucky you will fall on a member who speaks a little French. Initially, it was trouble with an Italian guide, then another they went looking for I don't know or has arrived and we made the visit. It passes in many parts, we admire the depth of the walls and the view from the top of the Castle. It was a visit to advise even if the guide is not french, because some points of the Castle contain signs with an explanation in french and English. It's not the most beautiful of the strong, but it's pretty and interesting
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  • Super castel free visit and guided tour from italien navy
  • Visit (free) good driving. The castle of night has even more charm. Things to do in Taranto
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  • Fantastic Castle is open all year with free guided tours. The guides are very passionate and engaging. Recommended visits during less busy to appreciate more the structure.
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  • A bit boring
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