The 13th-century citadel and castle (Castel del Monte) situated on a hill in Andria will host Gucci’s new fashion show on 16 May 2022. Known for its unique geometric designs, Castel Del Monte in the Apulia region of Italy has been protected as a World Heritage Site since 1996. The thirteenth-century fortress will host Gucci’s next fashion show on 16 May, confirmed Alessandro Michele. Whether you’re planning a holiday to Italy or simply looking forward to the show, here is everything you need to know about this octagonal-shaped structure.
Castel del Monte has a way to charm its visitors. Architecturally unique and historically precious, this medieval dwelling located some 15 miles from Andria and about 50 from Bari, in Apulia, had been constructed in the 13th century to meet the requests of Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
Soaring ramparts, plunging drawbridges, and a castle cut into the side of a cliff.
Commissioned by Frederick II of Swabia in the 13th century, the castle is a huge octagonal structure that sits on a small stretch of the Murge plateau in Apulia…
Source: Castel del Monte, Italy
While Italy is known for its delicious food, spectacular scenery and passionate people, prospective visitors may be surprised to find out that it is home to some of the most beautiful and interesting castles in Europe.
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