Castel del Monte is like no other castle on Earth. Its unique octagonal shape, mathematical proportions and mysterious origins earned Castel del Monte its UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Built by Swabian Emperor Frederick II around the year 1240 A.D., Castel del Monte stands on a hill near the town of Andria, near Bari, in Italy's Apulia region. Take our photo tour of Castel del Monte.
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|Castel del Monte||Exterior, Castel del Monte||Octagonal Courtyard||Interior Courtyard Wall|
|Ribbed Vaulting||Interior Columns||Interior Fireplace|
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