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La Rocca

Via del Ponte, 06043, Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 71401
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It`s not worth 7,5 EU.

The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Albornoz - initiator of the construction. It was... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
VadimM67
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Murmansk, Russia
A very interesting museum.

On our first trip to Spoleto, we weren't in seeing "another castle", but decided to take a look... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Rick B
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Exeland, Wi
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Albornoz - initiator of the construction. It was built in 1363-1367 year as the residence of the Pope. These were the years of the return of the popes in Italy after the so-called "Avignon captivity", when the...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

On our first trip to Spoleto, we weren't in seeing "another castle", but decided to take a look this trip. We were pleasantly surprised at the architecture and exhibits there. We took the elevator up but walked down which took us along a street lined...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

La Rocca is the historic fortress in Spoleto. You must add this to your list when touring the town if you want to get the history and backround of the area.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Worth a visit. Our visit was especially fun because there was an archery competition going on. Hundreds of competitors, all in period costume. Fun to watch. Castle was not crowded in spite of the competition!

Thank Barbara A
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

A must if you got to Spoleto and a really lovely experience of what was once used as a prison after the Borgias used it. Really interesting.

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Superbly renovated fortress on numerous levels with much to see and much to do. We easily spent an hour and a half here. Slightly higher entrance fee but who cares. It is an absolute must do if you're in the area.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visited the Rocca several years ago and it has since been considerably improved and more rooms opened to the public. It is a fascinating place with information in both Italian and English. Well worth a visit. The entrance fee of Euro 7.50 may seem...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

After finally finding the entrance, we were stunned by the wonderful display of ancient history of the region.

1  Thank lizmeikle
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well- preserved, and interesting with amazing views over Spoleto and the surrounding countryside. We could buy a ticket which gave entrance to La Rocca and several other museums and places of interest, so it was good value.

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I could've found a lot of other things to spend $7.50 on. It was filled with big empty rooms with very little artwork. The best part of going to La Rocca was the escalator. Nice view.

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