Cagliostro's prison: a journey through alchemist, freemasonry and occultism

The village of San Leo, in the Romagna hills, is famous for its old Fortress: it is the prison where the Count of Cagliostro died in 1795. Who was Cagliostro? Why has he been imprisoned here? Let's take a journey into the history and discover something more about all this story.

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