Amazing medieval castle at the top of a hill in Italy.
If you want to travel to the past, this is the place to go. In order to reach the entrance of the castle you have to walk surrounded by a beautiful forest, in a couples of minutes you will see this gigantic fortress!! The castle, which is the largest fortified complex in Trentino in the north of Italy, extends over the summit of the hill of Beseno, occupying a position of great strategic importance for the control of the Valley and the communications routes linking the German Empire with the Italians.
The fortress is medieval in its origins, but it was reconstructed in the first half of the 16th century with renaissance decoration. The first owners of the Castle were the Beseno and Castelbarco families and then from the 1470 to 1973 was part of the Trapp family. Finally they donated the castle to the Autonomous Province of Trento. Nowadays, a lot of events and medieval tournaments take place in the garden of the castle. Remember to use comfortable shoes, because you will walk for hours!
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As the year comes to a close, Lomography Soho looks back and makes a countdown of the Top 5 events that happened in 2015. At the number 3 spot are the amazing workshops we hosted at the Photography Show in Birmingham.
The touristic appeal of Japan lies not only in its castles and flower storms, but also in the mix of unique practices and Occidental influences. The duality is evident in Tokyo and even in Osaka, which has gained more visitors over the years. A port city, Osaka has retained its 'merchant' status with a battery of retail shops amid an area of cultural interest.
As the year comes to a close, Lomography Soho looks back and makes a countdown of the Top 5 events that happened in 2015. At the number 5 spot is the Serendipity Exhibition by one of our most prolific community shooters,Toby Mason.
Chateaux served as houses of powerful lords, often of nobility and royalty. Most French castles reek of relevant history and monarchical drama, which makes them more interesting. And though France has moved on from the monarchy with liberté, égalité, fraternité, they remain strong and solid as tourist attractions. Thankfully, Lomographers have been around France and regularly share images of these amazing castles.
Our community member MetLevi brought her Lomo'Istant Wide to discover the *Crem Caramell*, a cultural exhibition held in Crema (Italy) that, after 20 years, has come back to support the underground scene of the town.
Lomography is thrilled to have been invited to the press event for "Strange and Familiar," an exhibition curated by Martin Parr at the Barbican Centre, London. We took top photographer Lomokev along to snap some of the photographers involved in the show.
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