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Ruins of Doria Castle in Portovenere, Italy

Ruins of Doria Castle in Portovenere, Italy

Ruins of Doria Castle in Portovenere, Italy

Coming to Italy would prove to be an incredible learning experience that you’re going to treasure for a long time. This country has many towns that encompass vibrant history and cultural heritage. One of these that can be found along the Mediterranean Sea is the town of Portovenere in Liguria.

This is where you’ll find the ruins of Doria Castle, which was constructed in 1161 for the Doria family, who at that time, were major players in the country’s military, economic and political life from the 12th century to the 16th century. The place offers stunning views of the Cinque Terre and Gulf of Poets.

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