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Castello Aragonese

  • Rampa Castello Map It
  • Gallipoli
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 06/07/2016

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The massive bulk of Gallipoli's castle guards the entrance to the island of the borgo antico, which is linked to the new town by a bridge. Rising out of the sea, the present fortress, dating from the 17th to 18th centuries, is built on the foundations of an earlier Byzantine citadel. It has four towers, and a separate fifth one, known as the Rivellino, where open-air shows are held in summer.

Sight Information


Rampa Castello, Gallipoli, Apulia, 73014, Italy

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Sight Details:

  • €5
  • Closed Mon., and Tues.–Sun. 1–3

Published 06/07/2016


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