Fortezza del Priamar, Savona

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Standing on a hill, Fortezza del Priamar is a fortress built in 1542 that was used as a military prison for many years. As you approach the structure, just a short walk from the dock, stop to admire the architecture. Once inside, you will be able to explore the halls and towers, which offer great views over the ocean. There is also a museum dedicated to the history of the fortress. See Fortezza del Priamar and all Savona has to offer by arranging your trip with our Savona online visit planner .
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  • This year I decided to spend my holidays in Savona. The Priamar fortress is definitely a beautiful place full of atmosphere, charming ... Unfortunately, visit it at night it becomes dangerous. As Savona is extremely degraded, there are ugly faces around, drunk in every corner, dirt and scratch vigilance: honestly explore slipping in various dark tunnels, is really scary. Not to mention the shops all closed, that somewhere in theory should stay open well into the evening. We recommend a visit to the fortress of day and definitely without stopping to Savona.
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  • Ancient fortress that rises in Savona: to visit. Glimpses from the sea that can be seen from bows and arrow slits. Rich summer events calendar. Good place to grab a sandwich lunches. Near there are paying car parks with affordable prices. Go and visit our website for info.
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  • Great historical fortress built to defend the city, used for sightings by sea during World War II. Savona was at that period the base of submarines. Inside there are exhibitions and shows of various kinds mostly cultural.
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  • A mighty castle between sea and the touristic Port. Large sandy beach with grave on the water's edge. Nice to stay.
  • Beautiful Fortress, next to the touristic port of Savona. In the past was a prison. There's a bar inside.
  • Historic fortress, can see the whole of Savona from the top. Amazing piece of history! Must see
  • An amazing fortress, I would HIGHLY recommend this attraction to anyone. I loved it and will definitely return.
  • It's the best monument in Savona. It was built to protect the city against the napolitanian invasions thought the sea, back in those days Italy wasn't unified... I just love this kind of mediaeval momuments.

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