Arch of St. Eustachio


Arch of St. Eustachio
The gate, which is made from blocks of stone, has a flattened barrel vault and ends with a gable roof. The room located above it is now part of a private home. On the wall inside of the door we can still see one of the old hinges. Entering the area called Terra Vecchia, above the door you can see a tall, narrow building that could be the "ancient tower" shown in the engraving by Pacichelli from...

Porta della Croce


Porta della Croce
The door with a segmental arch has a gable roof. It consists of stone blocks at the bottom, while in the higher section - presumably rebuilt at the beginning of the 19th century - it is rough stone. On the front, above the arch, you can still see the trapdoor, from which boiling liquids, or solid objects such as stones, were dropped onto the enemy in the typical medieval system of defense...