Castle, Europe, Famous Place, Human Settlement, International Landmark
Portofino, Italy - September 6, 2013: An external view of Castello Brown, located on the headland at the harbour of Portofino, ideally situated for defence. Built in the 14th century, its little tower was destroyed by the English din 1798 during the wars with Napoleon. In 1961 the castle was sold to the City of Portofino, to whom it now belongs. Below the castle are yachts and boats, with people going about their daily business in the nautical vessels.