View of Castelgrande in Bellinzona

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 23 January 2019
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This is a picture of Castelgrande, which is one of three castles in Bellinzona. The Castles of Bellinzona are a set of three medieval fortifications located in and surrounding the city of Bellinzona, which is located in Canton Ticino, Switzerland. These castles are the only remaining examples in the Alpine region of heavy military architecture, which date from the late Middle Ages.

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2019, January 23). View of Castelgrande in Bellinzona. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9894/view-of-castelgrande-in-bellinzona/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "View of Castelgrande in Bellinzona." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9894/view-of-castelgrande-in-bellinzona/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James Blake. "View of Castelgrande in Bellinzona." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2019. Web. 23 Jul 2021.