Maniace Castle - Syracuse
Built at the behest of Emperor Frederick II (1232-1240), an example of Swabian architecture. The building is one of the most important monuments of the Swabian period, it stands on a place where tradition tells of previous fortifications of which no traces remain.
Card insertion: Ignatius Caloggero
Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily, web
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