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Canossa Castle

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Marvelous historical ruin

The castle that you read about in history books has not been around for half a millenium so don't... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
ford-ka-9-5
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Warsaw, Poland
Evocative

It had been a long time I wanted to visit the place as I had been always fascinated by the figure... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
Viridiana2012
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Bologna, Italy
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

It had been a long time I wanted to visit the place as I had been always fascinated by the figure of Matilde, the noblewoman who owned the castle. It is situated on top of a rock, extremely evocative, it almost feels like of of...More

1  Thank Viridiana2012
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

The castle stands in a dominant position on the hills of the Reggio nell'Emilia Apennines, in a landscape made ​​more dramatic by the presence of gullies (locally called "calanchi"). The history books, at least in Western Europe, narrate that in icy January 1077 AD, outdoors...More

5  Thank Brun066
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The castle that you read about in history books has not been around for half a millenium so don't expect much, the views from the top of the hill, however, are magnificent. The place decidedly deserves a detour if you are somewhere near Parma but...More

Thank ford-ka-9-5
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you love history Canossa castle is a duty. On the top of a rock with a breathtaking landscape view on the Appenini ills. There lived Matilde the first qeen of Italy. It was middle age . She balanced the power between the Roman Pope...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

It had been a long time I wanted to visit the place as I had been always fascinated by the figure of Matilde, the noblewoman who owned the castle. It is situated on top of a rock, extremely evocative, it almost feels like of of...More

1  Thank Viridiana2012
Reviewed 27 December 2015

A great site worthy of warships from any people who have interest in medieval study and political science as well as tourism industry.

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Reviewed 2 November 2013

The castle stands in a dominant position on the hills of the Reggio nell'Emilia Apennines, in a landscape made ​​more dramatic by the presence of gullies (locally called "calanchi"). The history books, at least in Western Europe, narrate that in icy January 1077 AD, outdoors...More

5  Thank Brun066
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