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Location address: Italia, Napoli, Napoli
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Castel Nuovo, often called Maschio Angioino is the main symbol of the architecture of the city.
In a hall of the castle the famous Barons conspiracy against King Ferrante, Alfonso’s son, occurred. The King had invited the barons for a feast; but, a certain point, he had the garrison close all the hall’s doors and all the barons were arrested and later executed.
Castel Nuovo (Italian: “New Castle”), often called Maschio Angioino, is a medieval castle located in front of Piazza Municipio and the city hall (Palazzo San Giacomo) in central Naples, Italy. Its scenic location and imposing size makes the castle, first erected in 1279, one of the main architectural landmarks of the city.