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Diga del Vajont

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Address: 33080 Erto e Casso, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0427 87333
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A must to see

I watched several videos about the Vajont's disaster but being there it is an experience. The visit organized by the Parco delle Dolomiti is really valuable. The guide will... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 25, 2016
apocalypsenow66
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I watched several videos about the Vajont's disaster but being there it is an experience. The visit organized by the Parco delle Dolomiti is really valuable. The guide will provide you a lot of info and he/she will bring you on top of the Dam and to the original location of the control room. It definitely worth a drive up... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

guides explain everything in detail, great engineering achievement, but also a great tragedy that could have been prevented

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Chiang Rai Province, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice place but the history teach. Is a big tragedy for Italy we reccomendet a travel guide very prepared and expland very well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

There is not that much to see..! A very tragic story that I will never forget..many people have died!No regrets for visiting..

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

We toured the area of the dam disaster with our Italian relatives who live in Castellavazzo/ Longarone. My husband's cousin lost 14 people in the dam collapse in 1963.. Her story is heartbreaking.

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Trento, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 40 that booked over travel agency. The tour was held by one of the survivors of the disaster, who not only reported his own experience but was extremely realist and affordable when telling the facts. I would reccomend contacting a local guide because visiting the places without any words on them is not as touchy... More 

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São Miguel do Oeste
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2014

To reach the dam you have to go uphill in a beautiful road. When you get to the dam there's a parking lot, and from there you can walk a little to a small chapel, a place from where you can see the dam and some informative sings.On the way from the parking lot to the dam, there are several... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2014

very touching place, full of history and stories. Beautifull view of the Dolomiti Mountains and river. Little place for parking and only paying parking available

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

Visit this place it's something really touching and it's something to do to remember all people died here. I knew the history of this tragic disaster, but only once arrived I really understood the big catastrophy happened here...it's a place to think about life and our fragility.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014

We passed there 59 years ago when we were on our honeymoon. Each time I pass, I cry for the sadness and loss of that terrible day in 1963

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