Aragonese Castle - Piazza Armerina
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Aragonese Castle - Piazza Armerina

LOCATION: Piazza Castello


DESCRIPTION: Built from 1392 to 1396, the King of Sicily Martin I of Aragon resided there. Like Frederick's castles, it has a regular quadrilateral plan closed at the corners by massive asymmetrical quadrangular towers, and rests on a high base with oblique angular spurs, built at the rear. Of the three original floors only two remain, it was also the seat of the district prison

Card insertion: Ignatius Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily, web

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