Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte1996

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Located in the region of Puglia, on southern Italy’s Adriatic coast, Castel del Monte is a renowned masterpiece of medieval architecture, erected in 1240 by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen, who is considered by some to be one of the precursors of modern humanism.


  • Title: Castel del Monte
  • Creator: Castel del Monte
  • Date Created: 1996
  • Rights: Pietro Crivelli
  • Location: Italy
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)
  • Date of Inscription: 1996
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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