Monday, July 2, 2012

A Hidden palace in Tuscany.....Castello di Sammez zano in Reggello, Tuscany, Italy...A Morocco style residence with colorful decoration...The main building is a building Eclectic in Moorish style and was built in 1605 at the behest of Ximenes d'Aragona . He then moved inherited by Ferdinando Ximenes Panciatichi who redesigned between 1853 and 1889 . In the course of 1878 also hosted the King of Italy Umberto I . After the war it was used as a luxury hotel, while at present, despite the auction of 1999 and some urgent restoration work , has been abandoned . In April of 2012, however, has constituted the Committee FPXA 1813-2013 (FPXA stands for Ximenes Panciatichi Ferdinand of Aragon), which has among its aims to promote and enhance the castle Sammezzano.