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Address: Piazza della Vittoria, 39100 Bolzano, Italy
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short visit, historical spot

You cant get to close to this usually, but you can park nearby. This is a good one to do some research about if you like history. When you go make sure you look for the LOCAL... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
Brian D
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Ithaca, New York

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The displays really draw out what Mussolini was trying to do with Bolzamo and what part it played in his grand project. The architecture is fascinating and the view of the sunlit Dolomites through its aches is breathtaking.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Nothing like taking a fascist triumphal arch and turning it into a memorial of two wars and a warning of the dictators that precipitated them. We were sorry we could not see the exhibit beneath the arch as it is closed Mondays, our one day in Bolzano.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

For those of us who have little knowledge of the 20th century history of the South Tyrol / Alto Adige area, the museum under the Monument to Victory is an extremely professional and informative display and presentation. It really helps to appreciate the complex recent past of this German speaking area of Italy. It's free and in three languages -... More 

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Thank polcol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

BZ 18 - 45 exhibition is underneath the monument and it is so interesting to learn about the history of Bolzano-Bozen as well as the story of how and why the monument was built. The exhibition is very well presented with a mix of film, photos and written material and is free!

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

You cant get to close to this usually, but you can park nearby. This is a good one to do some research about if you like history. When you go make sure you look for the LOCAL monument marker, ACROSS the street, This is a NATIONAL monument.

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Thank Brian D
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Declared to be the first fascist monument, it is now a perfect place to think about past, present and future of Europe. This monument contains an excellent museum providing full information about coexistence of 3 different cultures in South Tyrol before and during WWII. It contains a lot of interesting texts, videos and moreover an interesting mosaic. One of the... More 

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Bolzano, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Monument itself might seem nothing of partcular interest - but insideit hides a Museum in which everything is clearsly explained - also the fact that the Town belonged to Austria and was then given-with the rest of the territory-to Italy when the treaty of Saint Germain was signed. All those who still wonder why here some people are native... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

It is very difficult to rate by circles such a place. When you pass by (or sit in for a while - it's quite nice) a huge riverside park and cross the bridge you enter a distinctly other part of town. And the first thing you can see - in fact it's impossible to miss - is this monument to... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

While going to Bozen .. or the archeology museum. . U will find this monument. . Its a nice area.. to take a picture or two.. But i wouldn't go there specially for the monument. . There is a small park there when u can sit down and relax a bit

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Nice spot to stop while walking along Talferbach river. Very close to the Otzi museum - on the other side of the river...

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