Rocca di Asolo

Asolo, Italy

According a tradition there has been a defensive complex here since pre-Roman times. The Rocca fortress was built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. The last military operation took place in 1510 and after that Rocca was moved as hospital and private use. 

The fortress was involved in his latest war episode in 1510 . Gradually Persa's strategic importance, the structure was used as a variety of uses also becoming hospital during the continuous plagues of the sixteenth century. Decommissioning in 1650 , Venice even tried to sell it to private.

The massive construction has a polygonal plant of nine unequal sides. There are no open slits or windows: only one door gives an access to the upper defensive system of the city.

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Via Colmarion 10, Asolo, Italy
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Rwa Art (4 months ago)
Beauty overload
Nina Abageru (14 months ago)
Beautiful place ?
Attila Tényi (19 months ago)
Small fortress in pre Alps. Wonderful panorama from the walls.
Helm Petersen (2 years ago)
Nice tower, not much too see
Laszlo Pataki (2 years ago)
Great wiev over the Alps
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