Many years ago these buildings were used for defense against enemies, they were residence of the monarch or a haven for those who retired from worldly life. Now these majestic and beautiful buildings delight the eye of tourists around the world.
Castel Nuovo (Italian:
"New Castle") is a medieval castle in the city of Naples, southern
Italy. The castle is also known as Maschio Angioino, named to honor King
Charles I of Anjou (Charles I of Naples), by order of which it was built.... (read more)