Si Trova: a Sciacca
Lat: 37° 30' 31.96311" N - Long: 13° 5' 14.81097" E
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In the upper part of Sciacca, in a dominant rock, in 1382, was built the Castle of Luna at the behest of Guglielmo Peralta, one of the four vicars of the Kingdom of Sicily after the death of King Frederick III.
On the death of Nicolò Peralta, son of Guglielmo, the castle passed to the Luna family as the daughter of Nicolò, Margherita, married Count Artale de Luna.
The "Caso di Sciacca" is linked to the castle: a long and bloody clash that saw opposing the most influential families of Sciacca, the Luna and the Perollo, from 1455 to 1529.
The castle remained intact until 1740, when it was destroyed by an earthquake; despite this, with its grandeur, the castle is one of the most interesting examples of civil and military architecture of the '300 in Sicily.
There are still the walls two meters large and with battlement; the keep, the palace of the count and a cylindrical tower.
A wall with three large windows remains of the Count's residence building.
The entrance to the castle was in the north, and was equipped with a drawbridge.
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