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Il Campanile Sommerso

Strada Statale 40, 39027, Curon Venosta, Italy
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Strange looking but romantic and beautiful scenery

It looks strange to see a church in water or ice but on the other hand it gives You a romantic and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Staessen
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Ichtegem, Belgium
A double feeling.

The Reschensee or Lago di Resia is a reservoir, made in the middle of the 20th century. Of behalf... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 weeks ago
“Strange looking but romantic and beautiful scenery”
14 Jul 2017
“Lovely setting by the side of lake - Submerged village”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It looks strange to see a church in water or ice but on the other hand it gives You a romantic and beautiful scenery. Nice to see and when the lake is frozen You can walk up to the church to see it closeby.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Reschensee or Lago di Resia is a reservoir, made in the middle of the 20th century. Of behalf of this reservoir, the old village of Graun had to be evacuated and demolished. The only remaining part of the village is the monumental bell tower,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is the site of the submerged village of Alt-Graum (Curon Venosta), South Tyrol, Italy.As you drive along the lake (Rechensee/ Lago Resia) towards tthe very end, you will see a tower in the water and a car park to the left side. Here is...More

Thank Skiboy 20/20
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is an icon in this area. If in the vicinity do take a look. The historic church and indeed, village were flooded and people made homeless on purpose in order to allow electricity generation and only in 1950. The history is well summarised at...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

You should definitely stop at the spot and spend a couple of minutes there. The 14th century church tower is the only thing left to see from a village sacrificed to produce electricity. You can make nice funny photos, like holding the tower in your...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2015

simply beautiful and when you read the story how all this happened it simply leaves you speechless, a must see !!

Thank Ruth A A
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