La Rocca (Castle of Civitavecchia) It is of medieval origin, It was built around the 1400 during the pontificate of Pope Calixtus III by Manzi. The final part of the harbour walls of old Centum Cellae.
The fortress was a focal point for the control of the port, It was also the scene of many clashes between the Roman Empire and the ’ Church.
It was destroyed in the 1943-44 during the war. Was never restored and now you can admire her remains.
Although the ’ building has never been retrained, the fortress of Civitavecchia is now a ’ everyone ’ artwork of extraordinary beauty.
Upper terrace, usually closed to the public, during the summer season, they are often organized theatrical performances or cultural representations of various kinds.
Striking is the panorama which can be seen from the terrace, especially during sunset, allows the view from the top of ’ around the Harbour and in the city directly from the sea.
Represents the ’ last building of the city towards the port, used for defense from the sea and land, surrounded by 3 sides by water ’.
Ideal to enjoy one of the historic buildings within the port of Civitavecchia