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Castello dei Principi d'Acaja

Piazza Castello, 12045, Fossano, Italy
+39 0172 60160
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Not just a castle.. but a city living centre

just ask the Tourist Information centre for a guided (and free) tour of the castle.. that the best... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
alessandro m
Nothing special

Climbing up the tower is a nice view. Not much else to it. If you are near by then it is worth a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
hrspivak
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4 Jan 2018
“Not just a castle.. but a city living centre”
13 Jun 2017
“Nothing special”
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Piazza Castello, 12045, Fossano, Italy
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+39 0172 60160
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

just ask the Tourist Information centre for a guided (and free) tour of the castle.. that the best way to appreciate this castle full of life.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Climbing up the tower is a nice view. Not much else to it. If you are near by then it is worth a little time but not with going out of your way.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Its worth taking a look at this amazing old building. It is currently offering an exhibition by Carravagio and I could think of no better place to have this shown. If you don't want to go in you can simply walk around the outside of...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

There is not really much to see and it is not beautiful. However, if you stay in Fossano, you should peek in as it is one of the historical place of the city. If you just pass by and have a few hours in Fossano,...More

Thank cagnol
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It was a privilege to visit this impressive landmark. We snuck up the winding stairs to the public library which houses thousands of books. The courtyard is quiet and a nice cool place to get out of the hot summer sun.

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Reviewed 14 November 2015

Over the centuries this castle has served not only as a fortress but also as a prison and now as a venue for receptions and parties. Consequently it has an interesting history. The Fossano tourist information office is located right in the castle and offers...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Worth a look but its a small castle and Fossano was not the centre of the universe. Interesting nevertheless.

Thank Jeremy S
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

If you visit Fossano, you definitely cannot miss a visit of its Castle (or at least take a couple of pics in front of it!). It is often open to the public free of charge. The Tourist Office is located just inside the gates and...More

Thank Fedefederiv
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