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Castello di Civitacampomarano

Civitacampomarano

Civitacampomarano appears to be one of the più castles; suggestive of the region. The monument retains or almost asé integrates its ancient architecture, despite the passage of history.  Whichever way you look at it l’ building impresses with its size and l’ architectural audacity. L’ main entrance is via a grand staircase and a portal d’ entrance with typical segmental arch of the Catalan-Aragonese style of the fifteenth century. Above the keystone contains two coats of arms: the upperè the family Carafa della Spina; lowerè Paolo di Sangro. Above dell’ arc you can still see two rectangular business that served the sliding of the drawbridge chains, today no longerù preserved. In the inner courtyard is preserved pretty fountain SO-CALLED&Ldquo;&rdquo Sunni; formed by a sculpture with four anthropomorphic figures, placed here from the last owners in the modern era. A discovery staircase leads to the first floor where the noble halls and service areas which partly retain the decoration. In the lower floors were placed stables, warehouses, granary; from here it had access to the towers and battlements. Below the main tower an internal staircase leading to the moat and prisons. Over the centuries, the monument has undergone several operations: filling in the moat, the collapse of part of the northern side, changes to interior spaces; nevertheless retains its charm of“&rdquo ancient giant; in perfect harmony with the old town and the surrounding landscape.

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Address

Largo Vincenzo Cuoco, 2
86030 Civitacampomarano

Contacts

Discover all the locations: Direzione regionale Musei Molise


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