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The Caetani castle stands in Civita, the highest part of the countryside and was a military installation around the year 1000 to control the Aniene Valley.

Today we recognize that the square based castle was built on an ancient acropolis even if, with the passage of time, the houses of the village were located against the walls. In 1915, after the earthquake of Marsi, a part of the castle was incorporated into the adjacent houses and restored.