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The Venetian Fortezza
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Owner description: This beautiful 16th century fortress is a fusion of medieval European and Moorish architecture.
Malmo, Sweden
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“original castle”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

is very nice castle with nice view in front of sea. is clean and local peoples respect this built.everybody must visit this castle

Visited May 2013
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Grande Cache, Canada
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“Walking on history”
Reviewed February 20, 2014

A definite must visit in Rethymno - nicely restored piece of Venetian architecture, lots of interesting structures. Bring plenty of water as this place is lacking shade and gets hot early in the day. The terrain is uneven, so perhaps flip flops are not the smartest idea. But what a view of the city from the top! Worth seeing!

Visited August 2013
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Retford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Largest Venetian Fortress IN-THE-WORLD!”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Refurbishment still a work in progress after WWII, nevertheless this is Venetian architecture on a massive scale with lots of history and some great views from the walls. Well worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“go early”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Don't go there in the afternoon as it gets hot, I was here in june 2013 and there isn't much shade. Very interesting,rather large so you need atleast 2 hours to see it, nice view

Visited June 2013
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“Nice view”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

Although interesting and should not be missed, there is not very much to see - it is mostly in ruins. So judge your time accordingly, an hour to an hour and half is more than plenty! But you will get some amazing views of the city below.

Visited September 2013
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