Construction Material Used

Assisi Italy Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

The location selected for the Rocca Maggiore Castle was not only ideal from a military and aesthetic perspectives, it also had access to the required construction material.

This outcrop of rock within the castle walls show that building materials were readily available.

Castle Construction Rock
Castle Construction Materials, Assisi Italy

By building the castle around the hilltop overlooking Assisi Italy, the exterior castle walls were much higher on the outside than on the interior of the castle.

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