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Interesting monument, noce vies

It is free to visit the monument which, despite the fact we visited in November, was open most days... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Garda, Italy
Mussolini's 177’ creation in 1933.

We drove our rental car 39km from Ostuni, desiring a waterfront view of Brindisi. Choosing this... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Gene J
Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

.... but rather a shame that there was no detail about the memorial, or those commemorated. Otherwise, it's a rather Soviet style obelisk, intimidating in its size, overlooking the entrance to the natural harbor at Brindisi, but its difficult to comprehend why its actually there.

Thank TheJockDiplomat
Reviewed 19 November 2017

It is free to visit the monument which, despite the fact we visited in November, was open most days until mid-afternoon. Custodians very friendly and informative. Good view from the top. Best way to get there is to take the water bus from Brindisi main...More

1  Thank Just_Tina_C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We drove our rental car 39km from Ostuni, desiring a waterfront view of Brindisi. Choosing this monument on Google Maps was the right choice as access from the freeway was quick and easy with little traffic. We were able to park near La Capannina Cafe...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Checked the opening times, and took the small ferry (one euro each per trip) right to the base of the monument. Inside is the chapel to those lost at sea during the two world wars. When you get to the front of the chapel -...More

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped at the Monument on our way to the Airport. We didn't know about it so everything was a surprise. From the monument the view of the town is amazing. In the basement there is a chapel with an interesting collection of water of...More

1  Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 24 January 2017

chapel is open only on last sunday of every month.you can use the motorboat to go there.you can go over the monument with the lift and you can see all the town,all the port divided in west and east side, airport and in some days,without...More

Thank Alex110269
Reviewed 21 July 2016

You can park right next to it. Monument itself is closed, but the chapel in the basement seems to be open in the mornings and is definitely worth a visit. Views from alongside monument across the harbour too.

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 July 2016

dont, really don't walk there! almost dead we arrived there! from the castle you can't see much, so nothing along the way. most parts as well military restricted area! the monument is temporally closed! one a great view and fotostop to brindisi old town to...More

Thank Reto G
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Some years ago this monument was dedicated as Meomorial to The saylormen died in all the wars. Is a big helm in a strategic part of the beautifull Brindisi Port. There are some days of the week that you can visit sin e the top...More

Thank nicascc
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Walk the stairs and enjoy a great view of Brindisi and the surrounding areas. As a museum or monument it is a bit dated. Some of the exebitions were closed and it all looked a bit run down. Visit the crypt downstairs , that was...More

Thank Marianne B
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