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La Cittadella di Alessandria

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Its old camp

Its old camp for Italian army in the past!!!. Very big with big fiels,... many buildings but some... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
via mobile
Historic and calm

It is nice to go on a warm day, it is beautiful, historic and an amazing spot to watch the sunrise... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2016
Debora M
Alessandria, Italy
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Jun 9, 2018
“Grandeur of the history of the Italian Military”
Jun 9, 2018
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Via Pavia 2 | Di fronte al nuovo ponte Tanaro, 15121, Alessandria, Italy
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture, just not what I expected to see with all the pictures I’ve seen on the web and wiki. It still has a large public park and one or two buildings that are actively used for functions and visits, but when you take walk...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s a very calm and historic place, but with most of the buildings or site abandoned, except for the tour office and a few military outposts, this side trip was not worth it. Yes, I do agree with most reviews that ‘it is historical’, you...More

Thank juansSFO
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

A place full of energy, historical. Calm place today, but the citadel was a "warm up" to the army, so you can almost hear the voices of the soldiers getting ready to some campaign when you close your eyes.

Thank duanefernando
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Its old camp for Italian army in the past!!!. Very big with big fiels,... many buildings but some very dangerious because its very old. But general its historycal place.

Thank DeybiW
Reviewed March 20, 2017

In itself the Cittadella is a magnificent piece of engineering and certainly holds an imposing character. It is possible to walk in to the grounds from the new bridge and wander around, but there is not really much there with regards to information or interactive...More

1  Thank ezape
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

As we were told it was the only day in the year when it was possible to an exhibition of military equipment, cycles, vehicles and a tank! And yes we saw few of old units of those used by American, German and even Italian armies....More

Thank Evaldas B
Reviewed March 29, 2016

It is nice to go on a warm day, it is beautiful, historic and an amazing spot to watch the sunrise or sunset. Looks really like a scenario of a movie.

1  Thank Debora M
Reviewed July 7, 2015

There are guided tours in the afternoon (first tour at 4pm). If there are enough tourists waiting for a tour in the morning, they will run the tour already in the morning a first time, but you never know. If you don't have a guided...More

4  Thank Michael G
Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Cittadella is a huge fortress, and military 18th century stronghold. But now it lays in very poor conditions. And, be careful, in spite of expo 2015 advertisment it will be close next summer because of work in progress

3  Thank MZFPiemonte
Reviewed February 23, 2015

"The Citadel" I firmly believe it is the top attraction of the city and as far as I know I think it was also included in the waiting list for the screening of the UNESCO world heritage. Recently opened to the public and dismissed on...More

3  Thank Magellano81
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