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Apr 30, 2019
“A large fort”
4 weeks ago
“Private”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly not for the public :( we walked around the outside of the fort but wouldnt reccommend you do that.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank TDix111
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Visited on sunny Wednesday morning at 11:00. All gates were shut or guarded. Seems to be more of an events centre located within the walls of a historic fortress.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

We went there to see the fort but it is now used as an exhibition centre and the area used is massive. Very little of the fort was able to be viewed on that day yet it was possible to walk the battlements

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

After seeing this on the map I thought it would be interesting to visit this walled fortress but the most interesting thing was walking around the enormous walls as you can’t go in unless you are seeing an exhibition or attending a conference. It’s not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank LeeanneG_12
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

The lack of tourists heading to this should have been our clue. We headed up there on a cold windy day to find that you can’t get in.... ....despite the fact that it’s in all of the tourist maps as a place of interest!!! How...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Dodged the many local roadworks on a very hot day to get to this location only to be told it is not open to the public! Apparently it is used as a convention/trade fair centre by business and not an historical attraction - should have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DudleySt
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We were unable to enter as a political convention was taking place but its a nice half hour walk to stroll around the old walls of the fortress through the park and take in the size of this old fort

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The park next to the fortress was amazing! My dog enjoyed so much! Definitely your place if you are with your dog.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Leto30grados
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I attended a European conference at the Fortezza during a very hot July weekend. The aircon worked well, thank goodness, and there was plenty of space for the 1,000 attendees. Catering was abysmal - no options for celiac sufferers or vegetarians - this is probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ameliam302
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Rooms are icy cold and several are very dark. Very few toilet facilities. There are no taxi stands around. No nice cafe nearby or in the venueBy sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Date of experience: April 2017
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