Forte Diamante

Genoa, Italy

Forte Diamante is one of the most characteristic forts of Genoa's entire network of defensive walls. It was built in 1758 right on the summit of Monte Diamante, at about 667 metres above sea level. Its position overlooking the Polcevera and Bisagno valleys and its distance from the city centre made this fort the city's first defensive bastion against raids from the North.



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Founded: 1758
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Alsu Gilman (10 months ago)
Spectacular views and nice cardio))
Nisarg Soni (10 months ago)
One of the best places to hike in Genova city. A full day hike for east hike.
Richard Felton (11 months ago)
A spectacular fortress on a steep hill. Just a pity it's not open to visit
Joana Viegas (12 months ago)
A very nice hike from the city...
natasha day (18 months ago)
The walk is really close and lovely to do as a weekend activity in Genova. The views are 360 and it's awesome to see the city from above :)
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