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Castello Normanno Svevo

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Piazza Federico II di Svevia 4, 70122, Bari, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The castel offers look to the history of building, its renovation plus have couple of still and couple of temporary exhibitions. If you travel with children go for Nicola exhibition on ground level

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 899peejay77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large and refined building consists of two distinct parts: the first includes the tower, the biznatino-nomad, and the second part includes the bastions and towers added to the fortress of Queen Issabela of Aragon. On the western side of the fortification there is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cristian V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess it was first sunday of the month (not sure about that), so we visited this castle for free. Not too many expositions but nice place to spend some time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank frommuseum
Reviewed 19 January 2019

We stayed very close to this castle, and this Castle is amazing. It is set in a superb position, and can't be missed. We walked all around the place, and enjoyed every minute. We meant to go inside the castle, but we never found the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The architecture is very striking: it looks like virtually every castle in Normandy or Norman times in England, huge, square, squat. It has a very interesting series of rooms with Byzantine and Romanesque touches, as well as some Swabian lineaments. There is little to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dven8
Reviewed 5 October 2018

At first glance, you see a huge fort/castle and think to yourself "there must be a lot to explore and see inside". In reality, you can literally see all of the few tiny spaces they have open and watch a movie about it in 15...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

There is really nothing to see. You can't go almost anywhere and the price. There is no garden. We were very upset after our visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank karolinag74
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The origin of the castle was byzantine. It was fortified in time of the norman kingdom and the further expansion was carried out by the Staufian kings. Recently the castle was renovated. The inside is less spectacular. Due to the various uses of the castle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alessandro-Pietro
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very bad experience in this place, I walked in with the intention of seeing the castle, went at around 9:15am considering the place opened at 8:30am the person who was supposed to open the ticket office arrives at 9:20am in the most relaxed manner smoking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We visited te castle hoping to be able to see the city from the towers or walls but all areas that can be visited are downstairs. So overall not bad but not what I expected from it. What was nice was an exposition of paintings.

Date of experience: August 2018
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