Aragonese Castle, Ortona

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The Aragonese Castle was erected in XV century to defend Ortona in the war against Venice, though it is believed by many scholars that its architect, Giacomo Caldora, had only to strengthen a more ancient fortress, instead of erecting a …

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Caldoresco Castle, Vasto

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The Caldoresco Castle is located in Barbacani Square, in the historic centre of Vasto. Built up in XIV-XV century, it was modified in 1439 under Giacomo Caldora, Marquis of Vasto. In XV century it became estate of d’Avalos family which …

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