Fort Venini

Valdisotto, Italy

The military Fort Venini in Oga was erected in the defense of the main alpine passes of the Alta Valtellina, and was built between 1908 and 1914 in the village of Dossaccio. The fort’s structure is decidedly massive and includes four armoured domes in steel where there were the cannons, that thanks to the particular orientation east-west, could rotate and defend all the valleys and the passes potentially subject to danger from the enemy.

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Founded: 1909-1912
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Andrea Corbetta (3 years ago)
Incredidible place in the mountain. So much history. Suggest a guided tour
Mehvish Rizwan (4 years ago)
Great historical place
Giuseppe Galimberti (5 years ago)
Bellisimo
Alessio Galli (6 years ago)
Old war
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