Sabotin, 34170 Gorizia, Province of Gorizia, Italy
Sabotin mountain that overlooks Gorizia, Nova Gorica, and Solkan on the border between Slovenia and Italy. At its foot is the Solkan Bridge that spans the Soča River. Sabotin represented an important point of the defense defending Gorizia during the Soča / Isonzo offenses. It was defended by the 58th Austro-Hungarian Division. Pietro Badoglio assigned General Giuseppe Venturi's 45th division to capture Sabotin at the Sixth Battle of the Isonzo.
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The castle of Gorizia is a fortification dating back to the 11th century built on the hill which dominates the city from which it takes its name. The construction of the castle of Gorizia dates back to around 1001, the year in which the title of Count of Gorizia appears for the first time, combined with Henry IV of Spanheim, which presupposes the presence of a fortification on the spot. The castle now houses the Museum of the Gorizia Middle Ages.
The sanctuary of the Beata Vergine di Castelmonte is located in Castelmonte, a hamlet of Prepotto. It rises 618 but close to the Julian Alps, 7 km from Cividale del Friuli. According to a reliable tradition, the place where the sanctuary stands, due to its dominant position between the Natisone and Judrio valleys, was the seat of a Roman garrison in defense of the city of Forum Iulii.
The Mount Colovrat is a mountain range located in the extreme eastern part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the municipality of Drenchia, on the border with the Republic of Slovenia. The Colovrat ridge is composed of a series of reliefs that extend for about four kilometers, from Mount Cucco to Mount Poclabuz, and divides the Natisone Valleys from the Isonzo Valley.
The military shrine of Redipuglia is a monumental military cemetery located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in Redipuglia. It was built in the Fascist era. Inaugurated by the Duce, Mussolini, on 18 September 1938. It contains the remains of over 100,000 Italian soldiers who died during the First World War. It is the fulcrum of a commemorative park of over 100 hectares which includes a part of the Gorizia - Monfalconese Karst with the enormous size of the area involved that make it the largest militar
The Devil's Bridge is the symbol of the city of Cividale del Friuli. Built-in stone starting from 1442 and divided into two arches, it rests on a natural boulder placed in the bed of the Natisone river, along which you can admire a spectacular gorge. The bridge is 22.50 m high, rests on three pylons, developing for 48 m on two arches of different width. The asymmetry is due to the position of the boulder on which the central pillar rests.
It is the most important and best-preserved architectural testimony of the Lombard era is located, after having traveled through one of the oldest villages of the town in Cividale del Friuli, in the province of Udine. It is particularly significant because it marks the coexistence of purely Lombard architectural motifs with a recovery of the classical models, creating a sort of continuity uninterrupted courtly between ' Roman art, the' Lombard art and the ' art Carolingian and Ottoniana.
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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.