National Geographic : 1956 Nov
665 Square-cut Castle Worthy of a Shakespearean Setting Serves as the Backdrop Marostica predates ancient Roman times. Medieval lords warred over the town. One conqueror, Can Grande della Scala of Verona, built the castle in 1311. Napoleon fought an important battle on the outskirts of Marostica in 1796. Today the battlemented fortress functions as the town hall.