Fort Wohlgemuth

Rivoli Veronese, Italy

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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Pirates of Flatcoated Retriever (2 years ago)
Would be nice to enter the fort
Natalie Weber (5 years ago)
Great view
Oxi Vele (5 years ago)
Per Diget (5 years ago)
Nice place, but closed for public. At least when we were there.?
Loris Marogna (6 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.
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