Photographer's Note

Castel dell'Ovo is a seaside castle located on the former island of Megaride, now a peninsula, on the Gulf of Naples in Italy. The castle's name comes from a legend about the Roman poet Virgil, who had a reputation in medieval times as a great sorcerer. In the legend, Virgil put a magical egg into the foundations to support the fortifications. Had this egg been broken, the castle would have been destroyed and a series of disastrous events would have involved the city of Naples.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: christina val (christinaval) (2)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-03-00
  • Categories: Castles
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-03 1:29
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