Castle of Sant'Aniceto

Local nameCastello di Sant'Aniceto
LocationMotta San Giovanni, Italy

The Castle of Sant'Aniceto is a Normans castle built in the early 11th century on a hill in Motta San Giovanni, now in the province of Reggio Calabria, southern Italy.

It is one of the few examples of High Middle Ages architecture in Calabria, as well as one of the few well-preserved Byzantine fortifications in the world. The name derives from that of St. Nicetas, a Byzantine admiral who lived in the 7th-8th centuries.

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Address 89065, Italy

Coordinates 38°1'36.755" N 15°42'26.612" E

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