Moneta Castle



Moneta Castle is located at the top of a rock which ensured the protection of the valley and of the town of Carrara. A possession of the bishops of Luni at first, it was later owned by the Malaspinas. Jacopo, marquess of Fosdinovo, bought it at the end of the XVth century, together with the Carrara, Avenza and Fragoso estates, which became part of the fief of Massa. Erected at the end of the XVth century, the tower is the oldest part of the building. As for the battlements, they were constructed during the XVIth century.