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Norman Tower - Tricarico

Walking with Normans

Tricarico is easily recognisable from a distance for his Norman Tower.

Occupied by the Normans  Tricarico became an autonomous county in 1143 and home to Comestabilia (military command) starting from 1048 because of the strategic importance that its territory had .

Traces of this ancient population can be found even today and they are evident especially in the old town center, they are visible into the urban structure of entire neighborhoods of the same historical core. It is thus no coincidence that Tricarico is called the Arab-Norman city.

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