A 17th Century Castle Is Reborn In Puglia

Oct 03, 2019 240

BY: Livia Hengel

Although the Italian territory has a long and illustrious history, Italy’s identity as a country has a much shorter history. That’s because prior to Italian Unification in 1861, Italy was divided into a number of city states and kingdoms vying for power.

The country, in fact, is home to hundreds of castles and royal palaces that belonged to powerful noble families - and many of these have been passed down for generations. These historical monuments often possess austere exteriors, fortifying them against intruders, while others have since been transformed into luxury hotels that welcome guests inside with a warm and convivial atmosphere.

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SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com

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