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Italy Non Plus Ultra, Italy - September 2017

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This extravagant castle was originally built in 1605 to a more simple design. During the 19th century it underwent an Arabian style makeover which took 40 years to reach completion. No attention was spared to detail, with each and every one of the 365 rooms given its own identity. During the second world war it was looted by the Germans. After that it became a luxury hotel until it closed it's doors in 1990. Since then various plans have fallen through and a very recent sale attempt was upheld by Italian courts so its future remains unknown. 

 

I visited here with @Miss.Anthrope, a place we'd both had firmly at the top of our wish lists for some time. We could've spent hours in here but decided to air on the side of caution and keep our visit relatively short as we'd been asked to leave the area by security the day before. I guess it was pretty obvious what we were up to with camera bags and tripods peeking over the fence and we'd been spotted on cctv. On our return we made sure not to make the same mistake as they are definitely keeping an eye on the place. Derelict buildings don't come much more stunning than this. 

 

 

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Ciao bella

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Dope, always wanted that door in the last shot. Didn't want to risk it as I heard they will take ya camera and format your card. Great selection, I am just exporting my 69 pics from here now.

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6 hours ago, darbians said:

Dope, always wanted that door in the last shot. Didn't want to risk it as I heard they will take ya camera and format your card. Great selection, I am just exporting my 69 pics from here now.

Haha wtf, not heard that before! Look forward to seeing your pics, I'd like to go back tbh

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WOW! I was there in the beginning of September too. The owner should have a quite good video of me trying to find a way in but I did't succeed. I am f..... jealous! Congrats!

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