Italy Apulia Monopoli Exif: NIKON D800, 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8 @ f/8.0 1/200, ISO 100 208   
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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.

Monopoli Charles V Castle Bastion Santa Maria Apulia Italy
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