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Beautiful fortress

Forte malatesta is a well preserved structure just outside centro storico. Built by the Etruscans... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
calabrus
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Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Imposing medioeval structure at the entrance of the town

This is a very massive and well preserved structure at the end of the centro storico. Built by the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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“Beautiful fortress”
5 Jan 2018
“Very well kept and restored open alld ay even in the winter”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Forte malatesta is a well preserved structure just outside centro storico. Built by the Etruscans and then the Romans to control the access to the town from the bridge over the river, it was rebuilt by the popes with a famous architect 500 years ago....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

a pleasant surprise to find this monument open all day even in the midlle fo December. The lay out is fascinating and is very well preserved, with a good itinerary pointed out all along. one can reach the ramparts and see the views and the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a very massive and well preserved structure at the end of the centro storico. Built by the Etruscans and then the Romans to control the access to the town from the bridge over the river, it was rebuilt by the popes with a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 13 May 2015

There is much to see in Ascoli Piceno, and Forte Malatesta should be part of that itinerary, ranked as one of the most important examples of Renaissance fortified architecture in Italy. It pre-dates Roman times, and over the centuries been destroyed and rebuilt many times;...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

After visiting all these beautiful old buildings and churches this seemed a bit boring. Maybe it was because there was some rock show and guitar display going on which gave the place a funky vibe.

Date of experience: May 2012
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