Bari Castle, historically attributed to Ruggero the Norman, was erected in 1131; existing housing structures built on Byzantine-era.
You must to Frederick II of Swabia in the years between 1233 and 1240 the recovery of damaged Castle by William the Malo (1156) using the previous system and the structure of the outer walls survived and towers. During the Angevin period at the behest of Charles I were carried out important restoration work by Peter of protomagistri and John Angincourt of Toul.
In ' 500 under Isabella of Aragon and her daughter Bona Sforza, ramparts was built and placed the central courtyard, with dual staircase ramp. In the 19th century the castle was used as a prison and then as barracks.