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A very historic place and a starting point of an act of humanity

The museum, together with the Tower of St. Martino (close by) is one of the major Memorials of the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Mario L
Must see

Hidden south of Lake Garda is Solferino. A very peaceful town with barely any tourists. We visited... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
BartT257
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6 Aug 2018
“A very historic place and a starting point of an act of humanity”
15 Jul 2018
“Must see”
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The museum, together with the Tower of St. Martino (close by) is one of the major Memorials of the birth of modern Italy. On the other hand, bad memories for Austrians, as Austria lost huge parts of northern Italy due to this battle.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Hidden south of Lake Garda is Solferino. A very peaceful town with barely any tourists. We visited both la Rocca and the Cappella. La Rocca is a museum about the battle of Solferino. on the way to the rooftop (a spiral staircase converted to a...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2016

A truly fascinating place ,to learn and get a feel for what actually happened there. Along with the museum and the crematorium it does make for a tourist free and very interesting day out You climb the spiral staircase with detailed murals depicting the battle...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

Nice Little Museum of the battle of Solferino and the founding of the international Red Cross by Henri Dunant.

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Reviewed June 11, 2015

This tower is worth a visit both as a museum to the Battle of Solferino, fought during the Italian Risorgimento, and as a platform for the stunning views of Lake Garda, Monte Baldo and the Po plain. Easily worth the 2 or 3 euros entrance

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

From the battle of Solerfino, the Red Cross was founded by Henry Durant here in 1859. It's really sobering, and the nearby museum down the hill in Castiglione delle Stiviere is worth visiting as well. Working for the military on official duty out in the...More

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