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Castiglione del Lago, Rocca del Leon, View towards the Donjon
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The famous castle of Castiglione – the Rocca del Leon – is dominating the Lake Trasimeno. It was built in 1247 in the shape of a pentagon by Elia Coppi. The castle is guarded by 4 corner towers and one donjon – keep.

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