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Bracciano is as small town in the Italian region of Lazio, 30KM northwest of Rome. The town is famous for its volcanic lake  the eighth largest in Italy(Lago di Bracciano) and for a particularly well-preserved medieval castle "Castello Orsini Odescalchi". The lake is widely used for sailing and is popular with tourists.
"Castello Orsini-Odescalchi"

It was built in the 15th century and combines the functions of a military defence structure and a civilian residence of the feudal lords of the period the Orsini and Borgia, both papal families. As one of the largest and best-maintained castles in Italy, it also houses a museum as a centre of cultural events the Castello has hosted some very high profile weddings.
The town is served by an urban railway(Line FR3) witch connects it with Rome (Ostiense, Aurelia) in about 55 min.

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