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Walk along side the walls and admire the construction

This fortress is HUGE and beautifully built. The Medici were responsible for its construction... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2016
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Great visit

Unfortunately not too many people visit it. Essentially a military fort the structure and the... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2016
Anwesha H
,
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

This fortress is HUGE and beautifully built. The Medici were responsible for its construction. Converted into a prison in contemporary times, the main entrance has a sign warning against photography, presumably to retain the anonymity of the individuals coming and going.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

Unfortunately not too many people visit it. Essentially a military fort the structure and the architecture of the building is beautiful. Again, one of those places you go to, to be able to see how strongly the medicis controlled the region.

Date of experience: August 2015
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