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don't miss this small jewel off the beaten path of tourism

the castle is very interesting not only as a fortress and residential building but also for its... read more

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Province of Brindisi, Italy
Why doesnt this appear larger in the tourist guides, well worth a visit

This town is amazing and I cannot understand why it doesn't feature on the tourist guides. First... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

the castle is very interesting not only as a fortress and residential building but also for its anedoths . it guests an interesting archeological musuem with amazing preroman archeological findings. sometimes there is also some temporary exibithion and event

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PugliaExperience
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This town is amazing and I cannot understand why it doesn't feature on the tourist guides. First there's a modern town but inside that is a walled older City and within that there's a Norman Castle. the castle isn't massive but has great history and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank baldietraveller
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Or visit to the castle was made more enjoyable by the man at the ticket office who told us the sequence of rooms to visit, gave a detailed description of the tomb and showed us a video of the cisterns used to store olive oil.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HappyJJ
Reviewed 5 October 2017

hidden in this small and unknown town there are local beauties to see. history and religious musuems, the castle, the little street in the town center ... it worth a stop

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Francesca F
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nice castle, but it was closed when i went there, so i only saw the outside Surroundings are very nice and worth to be seen.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Phi-ke22
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We parked our car not far from Porto Nuova with a 5 minute walk to the Castello. We were greeted at the entrance where we decided to pay the entry fee as the castle appeared to be well maintained. The usual entry fee of 3...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank avidtraveller195
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We visited the historic center of the City Mesagne 15km from Brindisi,30km from Ostuni,the old town,is very nice with houses with white facades nice and clean ,you can visit 3/4 churches in the historic center mainly Baroc style ,you have got the beautiful Norman Castle...More

Date of experience: May 2013
5  Thank vincenzo C
Reviewed 31 December 2012

A gorgeous castle in the old town centre. Well preserved and maintained. The interior is used for conferences and a museum. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank MaitriKaruna
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Interesting collection of Norman and other artifacts. Area surrounding castle alive with shops and warm people.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank duaner01
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