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This was the first stop in Italy with Elliot5200 & @shaddam last month. I don't know any history unfortunately but it's a stunning building and I wouldn't mind living in it! I normally write a lot more than this but I'm not sure what else to say. Oh, we went for a pizza afterwards. Pics:

 

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Nice how they leave the front door open for us in Italy! What a great looking place and pics too :thumb 

 

You're narrative needs trimming down though :P 

 

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Very nice. Was there two years ago and liked it a lot.

It's a pitty that you didn't find the corridor with the stairs down to the church.

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8 hours ago, GaiaD said:

Beautiful shots and awesome place! Where is it? 

Thank you. It's in northern Italy 

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On 27/03/2018 at 6:17 PM, Ghost-Scooter said:

Such a beautiful place. I missed it on my last trip to Italy but will certainly go there on my next. 

It's pretty cool in there, although not my favourite kind of place to be honest 

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Le 18/03/2018 à 21:55, Andy a dit :

It's a pitty that you didn't find the corridor with the stairs down to the church.

 

 

went there last week, we actually didn't want to go down in the chapel because of the dog :s

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On 5/14/2018 at 10:03 AM, bob said:

went there last week, we actually didn't want to go down in the chapel because of the dog :s

 

For this reason, I only went to church at the very end, after I already had taken pictures of everything else inside the mansion. And I crept downstairs very slowly and quietly on tiptoe.

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