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Address: Via Crescentini, 61028 Sassocorvaro, Italy
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Unique military stronghold with history near and far!

Truly an underestimated fort,both in design and historical importance,and chosen for that very reason by the courageous curator of the art masterpieces of the Marche and his... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
Perugia, Italy
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Perugia, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Truly an underestimated fort,both in design and historical importance,and chosen for that very reason by the courageous curator of the art masterpieces of the Marche and his equally brave helpers to store these treasures,and many others from Venice and other provinces,practically under the noses of the Nazis who were raiding museums for Hitler. The villagers were in on the ruse... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Location is everything: a fact you appreciate in a place like Sassocorvaro. From the small parking lot below the massive fort in this charming village in Montefeltro you look out on to another village on the shores of a massive lake behind a dam. Then you can walk up through the twisting lanes of this old village, visit the fort,... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We more or less stumbled on to this fort while driving around on a misty day. It turned out to be one of the highlights of our visit to LA Marche. Fascinating building, called 'the turtle' by our charming guide, a shy young woman who was nonetheless very knowledgeable. Views of the lovely landscape are oustanding from the top floor.... More 

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Pesaro, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

The architectural perfection. The many experimental ways in wich Francesco di Giorgio Martini exposed in brick and stones his theories! Not a military object but an humanistic one.

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