Fort Wohlgemuth was built between 1850 and 1851. It is called Wohlgemuth because it is dedicated to an Austrian general, who fought in the battles of the year 1848. It has been built by using local stones and it has got fried brick archivolts.

After the annexation of Veneto to Italy, it became property of the Italians. Since then it has been modified and, in fact, a new battery named “low Rivoli” was built in 1884. It consists of a large square enclosed by ramparts.

Currently the fort hosts a World War I Museum.



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Founded: 1850-1851
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Loris Marogna (3 years ago)
Un bel posto da visitare. Forte Rivoli sovrasta la valle dell'adige, costruzione originaria austriaca diviene successivamente italiana, gli stessi italiani amplieranno il forte. Troverete una guida preparata che svolge con amore questo mestiere.
stefania callegari (3 years ago)
Bellissimo sito storico. Visitato in occasione delle giornate FAI autunno. Quindi non so se è aperto sempre. I volontari del FAI sono davvero brave persone. Tutti cortesi e preparati . Ma un elogio speciale ai figuranti che hanno reso la visita particolarmente suggestiva. ....anche il panorama merita
brillant trees (3 years ago)
Ovviamente il luogo è storicamente molto interessante. Collocato in una zona poi che, già di per sé, merita a livello paesaggistico (il tratto del fiume Adige è molto bello così come l'anfiteatro naturale di fronte al quale si erge la collina su cui é collocato il forte). Consiglio però di effettuare, quando possibile, la visita guidata con qualcuno che vi racconti i particolari del forte e le vicende storiche che si sono svolte in quella zona e che hanno riguardato la notte Italia, dalla fine del'700 sin quasi la seconda mette del '900.
Jaroslav Lhota (3 years ago)
I mised some exposition in interior
Olga Lawson (4 years ago)
A bit of history in the hills. Unfortunately there was not enough, and updated, information about the opening times and we were not able to get inside. Definitely a place which could be turned into something more attractive for visitors. But if you are interested in the relatively recent history of that area (end of 19th - beginning of 20th centuries), this fort is worth visiting. It is quite near Verona, easy to get to by car, and at least the views from the hill are marvelous.
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