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Castello Aragonese

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Amazing night visit to the Castle

This Castle is a magical place. Thanks to Marshall Di Bari, he went above and beyond to tell us all... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
Beatriz G
Taranto History

Very beautiful castle and its story. Must know the story of Taranto, the Aragonese Castle and the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Lizzano, Italy
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Masterpiece of the Italian renaissance military architecture that shows important remains of almost three thousand years of history. Free guided tours every day at : 0930-11.30-14.00-16.00-18.00-20.00-22.30-24.00-1.30
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Piazza Castello | C/o Swing bridge Città Vecchia, 70123, Taranto, Italy
+39 099 775 3438
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All reviews italian navy guided tour beautiful castle free of charge free tour two hours naval officer interesting history enjoyed our visit different parts interesting visit nearby bridge late night tours start don t miss explained everything worth a visit
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

This Castle is a magical place. Thanks to Marshall Di Bari, he went above and beyond to tell us all the history and anecdotes of this wonderful place. We visited in winter, so we were the only ones in the whole tour. Thanks again, Marshall...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Beatriz G
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We only took photos from the outside because I read that you have to take a free guided 90 minute tour which is in Italian. Neither of us can understand Italian well, so we gave it a miss.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

A beautiful castle from the outside and an amazing location. You can only enter with a guide and the Navy Marshal that guided us was enthusiastic and explained everything well. The visit is free of charge and takes 1,5 hours (!!!). Guide is only available...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful castle and its story. Must know the story of Taranto, the Aragonese Castle and the nearby Bridge. Love the work of Italian navy

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank andybucco95
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful & intersting Castle in Taranto with good sea wiew . I visited in August and I appreciated the kindness and competence of guide in this area Militar area of Italian Marine . I suggest the visit 👌👨‍🎨😊

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Z6321DGgiuseppes
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The castle is a real masterpiece. It was restored by the Italian navy and they are still working on the castle. I was impressed to see that the guided tours were free and at some hours that I have never seen before (like 22:30, 24:00...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank TheBlondeCat
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Must see in Taranto. The castle is well maintained and has a lot of history to offer. About 20 Navy officers work there and one of them is your free tour guide. Our Officer explained everything in details and with great passion. And they are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Marianna I
Reviewed July 30, 2018

It's a must see if you are in the area and you like castles. I had my hotel in Bari, but took the train to see this castle. The castle currently belong to the Italian Navy and looks very well. A Naval Officer will guide...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Liana B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our visit to castle. It is free to enter and looked well. Has a lot of history behind. If you are around in the area, it worth a visit! Thank you marina staff for great excursion!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank inulkal
Reviewed June 6, 2018

A fascinating tour by a Naval Officer in English. The tour started with a video (also in English) and then we had a guided tour through different parts of the castle and through different bygone eras. There are many tours during the day and night....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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