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La Foiba di Basovizza

Trieste, Italy
+39 040 365343
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Average monument about terrible moments of history

Area is arranged as a monument with lot of political influence. Each killed man here was victim of... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Miha P
Maribor, Slovenia
Stark and chilling monument

This is a very simple but significant monument. It would have helped to have had information in... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
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21 Aug 2017
“Stark and chilling monument”
25 Aug 2017
“Average monument about terrible moments of history”
Trieste, Italy
+39 040 365343
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Area is arranged as a monument with lot of political influence. Each killed man here was victim of fascism and all effects after, till the communist revenge. Visitor needs to go to Bazovica and see the monuments to the first victims of fascism, too. It...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a very simple but significant monument. It would have helped to have had information in other languages please, instead of just Italian

Thank WBeeW
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Basovizza is an important place for the italian history. many people were killed by Tito's army. it's important do not forget it.

1  Thank Stefano A
Reviewed 2 September 2016

It was very interesting and thinkfull. How people turn devil this massacres of Foiba show us. After tha massacres the bodies dropped in the deep mine.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This place shows you what the Yugoslavian Army did during and especially after the II World War. The Basovizza Foiba is a cavity in the mountain (around 250 m deep) closer to Trieste used as waste dump in the past. the first time in the...More

2  Thank PeppeinVespa
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very interesting place and makes you think about the effect of was and civil wars. It is just off the main road and is really worth a short detour

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 27 March 2016

It is a grim place. Hundreds or bodies of mostly innocent people were thrown by Tito's partisan . A black hole in the history of the Italian-Yugoslav relations for decades . Need taxi or your own car.

Thank daniele5551
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Foiba di Basovizza is a place where memory of hate and nationalist sentiments became drama. At the crossroad of different people and ideologies.

1  Thank daniele5551
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The story behind this controversial monument that remembers war crimes against Italians during and after WWII is fascinating if you like to learn about European history. We visited on our last day and took bus 39 up the green mountains and it was a bit...More

2  Thank EAJJ2015
Reviewed 21 September 2013

A reminder of the extent of history surrounding the area, the excesses of war. A place to visit to ensure similar things never happen again.

1  Thank Giacs
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