This trip is the adventure that will take You to the Castle of Mysteries, Rocchetta Mattei, where the secret world of Doctor Cesare Mattei will lead us to discover ancient symbology combined with unique fantasy, and the secret of the Philosopher’s stone.
His scientific belief was that t the human body had to have an equal portion of positive and negative energy and if one surpassed the other, we would get sick and to cure us , the balance must be re-established. To be able to do so, he Imaginate and build this place witch on his opinion was full of good energy.
The castle reflects different cultures and religions, but most of all is full of alchemic and masonic symbols, almost as way to Philosopher’s stone, elixir of life and central symbol of the mystical terminology of alchemy, symbolizing perfection at its finest, enlightenment, and heavenly bliss.
The interesting thing about the construction on the Rocchetta Mattei is that there are many illusions, like a ceiling made of old newspapers which look like wood.
As any magic castle should be, it is surrounded by fairy-tale gardens that gives to this place feeling of extraordinary peace.
It was built to be the cradle of his philosophy and scientific beliefs which had the ambition to cure man from every evil. Maybe he did not succeed in his intention of completely healing humans , but he was definitely able to create a magical place for all of us.
- Transportation train A/R
- English speaking driver miniwan
- Entrance ticket
- Guided tour