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Rocca Castle

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Rocca Castle

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Alessandro F wrote a review Nov 2020
Milan, Italy23,857 contributions176,889 helpful votes
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Beautiful castle on the river of the lake with quadrangular bastions , bounded by a canal with drawbridge , it was the fortress of noble family Scaligeri , ( 1124 ) who became Lords of Verona. Inside the castle you can visit MAG the Museum of high Garda ( now is closed for coronavirus)
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Date of experience: November 2020
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PaulB wrote a review Sep 2019
Maastricht, The Netherlands2,175 contributions649 helpful votes
The history of the Rocca caste in Riva del garda dates back to the beginning of the 12th century, when the citizens of Riva were granted the right to build a new fortress on the lake shore. The course of history has left its mark on la Rocca which has been altered over th time. In the early 16th century, it was refurbished to make it a fitting temporary residence of the bishop princes. It underwent a radical transformation in the middle of the 19th century, when it was turned into an Austro-Hungarian barracks and lost all its medieval and renaissance features. Recent restoration work has revealed some of the original structures and made it a suitable home for the museum. Inside, you'll find quite an amazing collection of paintings and art, as well as archeological items. A nice alternative on a rainy day.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Tidesmeet wrote a review Sep 2018
Essex, United Kingdom24 contributions9 helpful votes
The collection is very beautiful. The part on Riva history is very moving, as the town changed hands so many times. The building itself is stunning, done up very cleverly to house the museum. As we stayed in Riva, we got a card to get in for free, a pleasant surprise.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Richard J wrote a review Sep 2018
Hitchin, United Kingdom38 contributions55 helpful votes
Went in, not knowing what to expect. Easily kept us entertained/informed for over 2 hours. Great exhibitions of art, photographs, archaeology, WW2 local items PLUS a great rooftop panorama!!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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buzzards175 wrote a review May 2018
Swansea Bay, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
Very good museum/art gallery in a beautiful lakeside setting. Plenty going on outside too, with shops, cafes, street entertainers.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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