Narrow passage with staircase connecting an end room of the  the ground floor to the upper floors, in the Castel del Monte, a 13th century citadel and castle in Andria, Puglia, Southern Italy. There are 3 such staircases, situated within the towers. Each floor consists of 8 trapezoidal rooms, with a ribbed cross vault held up by semi-columns over the central area. The castle was built in the 1240s by Emperor Frederick II and is octagonal in plan, with walls 25m high and bastion towers on each corner. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Narrow passage with staircase connecting an end room of the the ground floor to the upper floors, in the Castel del Monte, a 13th century citadel and castle in Andria, Puglia, Southern Italy. There are 3 such staircases, situated within the towers. Each floor consists of 8 trapezoidal rooms, with a ribbed cross vault held up by semi-columns over the central area. The castle was built in the 1240s by Emperor Frederick II and is octagonal in plan, with walls 25m high and bastion towers on each...
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