Photographs of Monopoli

picture of the Carlo V Castle on the Punta Pinna mountain range seen from the Santa Maria Bastion

The castle of Charles V is a defensive construction of the XVI century. commissioned by Charles V in view of strengthening the coastal defense system of southern Italy. In fact, this was the period of fear of a hypothetical invasion by the Turks, recently defeated in the first siege of Vienna in 1517, but which remained a bogey for European Christian sovereigns, first of all the emperor, Charles V.


  • Category : Italy
  • Location : Italy, Apulia, Monopoli
  • Viewed : 184 times in 2021
  • Manufacturer : NIKON CORPORATION
    Model : NIKON D800
    Lens : 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
    f : f/8.0
    Exp time : 1/200
    ISO : 100
  • Monopoli Charles V Castle Bastion Santa Maria Apulia Italy
  • ITA
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