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Castle of Oria

Via Castello, 72024 Oria, Italy
+39 320 378 9070
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We made a special trip to visit this castle when on a tour of Svevo castles in Puglia.

I realize now that it was pure luck that we found it open and had a very knowledgeable young lady... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Cocciolino2015
,
Perugia, Italy
CLOSED July 2015

The castle is closed for the foreseeable future. According to a local the police closed the castle... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
HampshireBirdman
,
Martina Franca, Italy
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible27%
10 Jan 2017
“We made a special trip to visit this castle when on a tour of Svevo castles in Puglia.”
30 Jul 2015
“CLOSED July 2015”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Via Castello, 72024 Oria, Italy
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+39 320 378 9070
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I realize now that it was pure luck that we found it open and had a very knowledgeable young lady as a guide.

Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The castle is closed for the foreseeable future. According to a local the police closed the castle on instruction of a judge. Shame, it looks the most interesting destination for visitors to Oria.

Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Thankfully we had not made a specific trip out to see the castle, which I understand other reviewers have done. It was disappointing that it was closed and on checking the dates on the gate found it was only open for a few days in...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 22 June 2013

The castle was closed and had notices pinned to the gates. It did not look like it would be open in the near future.

Thank Pengellybob
Reviewed 2 November 2012

When a cultural heritage good comes into private hands this could happen: the castle is always closed! It is not fault of Apulian Government, not of the people of Oria. Poor castle, poor Apulia.

1  Thank Alpres
Reviewed 27 January 2012

The towers are worthwhile a visit so you can see how life went those days for those having to survel the fortress night and day.

Thank Pichikin
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