Gnuni - Castello di Siculiana
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Lat: 37° 20' 16.93082" N - Long: 13° 25' 11.16342" E

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The castle of Siculiana was built by Federico Chiaromonte around 1300 on the ruins of the Arab castle of Kalat Sugul.

The walls followed the line of the overhangs while the accessible part was equipped with a ditch and a drawbridge and defended by towers, crossbowmen and loopholes.

It is mentioned among the eleven castles that resisted the assaults of King Roger the Norman and was destroyed after the Girgenti surrender.

The court was accessed through a double-headed double-sided portal and there were the soldiers' quarters, the warehouses and the prisons, in the middle a cistern.

There was also a church dedicated to S.

Maria degli Angeli.

The house was on two levels and very elegant.

This beautiful castle belonged to Constance, daughter of Federico; under King Martin it was given to Giovanni del Carretto, then passed to Gilberto Isfare Corilles and later to the Del Bosco counts of Misilmeri and Bonanno Bosco.

The castle, formerly a prison, has finally passed to the heirs of Baron Agnello who made it a country villa.


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