The Medieval Castle in Popoli
L'AQUILA - In 1254 the
inhabitants of the popular 99 castles were
reunited by Conrad IV thanks to an executive
diploma issued by Frederic II from Swabia:
it stated the construction of the city,
which was probably named after the village
This castle was built in
the XI century.
Throughout the centuries it was a valuable
fortress thanks to its location: it lies
just at the mouth of the Gorge of Popoli.
Today you can visit the ruins of the castle.
(Popoli, 350 mt).
tour in the Castle in Popoli