Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
www.casteldelmonte.org/

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage: 3.10 ha
- Buffer zone: 10,847 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 16,271°
Latitude: 41,085°

About

When the Emperor Frederick II built this castle near Bari in the 13th century, he imbued it with symbolic significance, as reflected in the location, the mathematical and astronomical precision of the layout and the perfectly regular shape. A unique piece of medieval military architecture, Castel del Monte is a successful blend of elements from classical antiquity, the Islamic Orient and north European Cistercian Gothic.


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Hotels and places to stay

Masseria Torre di Nebbia

Address
Distance: 3,6 mi
C.da Torre di Nebbia
70033 Corato
Italy

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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