Forte Quezzi

Genoa, Italy

Built during the 18th century at 289 metres above sea level, this fort was restored in the 19th century. Damaged during the Second World War, it is now abandoned.



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Via Lamberto Loria, Genoa, Italy
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Founded: 1747-1800
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Tax Peo (3 years ago)
Nature and tranquility
V D (3 years ago)
From here you can see a good part of genoa. C is silence and the scent of thyme scattered all over the street. C is absolute peace and tranquility. You can go for a walk and sometimes meet grazing goats or horses for a giro. deserves to take a stroll around here, which despite being in the city you are completely isolated
Gian Paolo Bruschi (3 years ago)
Beautiful view and departure for excellent excursions or walks ...
Giuosuè Zeneize (4 years ago)
Forte Quezzi .... Dominating the Quezzi valley and the Marassi district, Forte Quezzi can be reached by car from the Biscione district along an old military road today asphalted which, shortly before reaching the Biscione district, climbs to the right, plunging into a Pine forest. The entrance can also be reached with the AMT bus line 356. On foot from the Quezzi district or from Sant'Eusebio along the farm road called the church of Sant'Eusebio .... The fort ... now completely ruined ... stands on a panoramic shoulder of the ridge between Val Bisagno and the Valletta del Torrente Ferreggiano ... It was conceived in the eighteenth century .. but completed only in 1850. In the Second World War it was transformed into an anti-aircraft battery ... while today the building is completely in ruins ... In front of the fort there is a asphalted road .... which you follow to the right in a very slight climb near the ridge .. Then turn left and ... skirting a large reservoir ... you reach the Quezzi Tower (318 m), located on a large grassy ridge ... due to decades of neglect ... it is in precarious structural conditions ....
Daniela Piras (5 years ago)
Io facendolo a cavallo e uno spettacolo consiglio a tutti di visitarlo anche solo per il panorama che offre
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