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Castello Normanno-Svevo

Via del Castello, Cosenza, Italy
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The king of the city

The visit to the castle is well organized thanks to the audioguides, which help to understand the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Rome, Italy
Beautifully maintained and restored

The castle while interesting to locate was delightful and beautiful to view. The Castle not only... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Cape Coral, Florida
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Via del Castello, Cosenza, Italy
Via del Castello, Cosenza, Italy
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The visit to the castle is well organized thanks to the audioguides, which help to understand the history behind it and to appreciate it the most. Many parts of the ancient castel are not present anymore, but what's left is interesting. 5 star to the...More

Thank Salgari7777
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The castle while interesting to locate was delightful and beautiful to view. The Castle not only displays the ancient parts but also has a small coffee shop in the old arsenal, Movies in the courtyard in season and an elevator to the upper levels.

Thank nicknky
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to the castle a number for times to see concerts, exhibitions and just to tour. I would certainly recommend it to my friends. During the day it i's intersting and informatI've and during the evening the grounds make for an evocative location...More

Thank Natao073
Reviewed 26 July 2016

They arranged concert there during Pecorocino Jazz Festival, and what a fantastic place to listen to music. It is outdoors, sourrounded by the walls of the Castel, and afterwards you can go to the rooftop and enjoy the view. There is even a very pleasant...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I love this 😊 city.. Nice and good people.. Good food 😋 and cheapest price .. Gellateria is the best..thanks

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Castello was recently refurbished and has interesting internal places to be visited. Some parts changed with the diferent owners and users, but is a beautiful place for tourists and locals that use in events. The views to the Sila mountains and Cosenza are great!...More

Thank AntonioFrega
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The castle was recently opened after extensive renovation and is definitely worth the walk up there. Each section has explanations in Italian and English, and there is a large viewing area at the top from which all the city can be seen. Entry is EUR...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Take the time and make the effort, preferably on foot, to step back in time as one traverses the ancient town and be rewarded with superb views of Cosenza and surrounding villages from the Castella summit. Navigate the narrow cobblestoned avenues and quench your thirst...More

2  Thank BarryGE
Reviewed 2 December 2014

well worth a visit during the day but I'd also recommend a second trip up here at night time as the view is even more incredible.

Thank Drewreadi
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The Castle was close. It was in the process of being renovated and the sign said it should have been ready by August 2014 (I was there in October 2014). But it was nice walk up to there and it was interesting to see from...More

Thank RBJoel
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