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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
Excellent example of Renaissance fortified architecture

There is much to see in Ascoli Piceno, and Forte Malatesta should be part of that itinerary, ranked... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2015
VCB_10
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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5 Jan 2018
“Very well kept and restored open alld ay even in the winter”
16 Jul 2016
“Imposing medioeval structure at the entrance of the town”
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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

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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

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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

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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.

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