Fortresses in Bellinzona

Ticino, Switzerland

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fortresses in Comune Bellinzona

Castelgrande
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castelgrande
Das Castelgrande ist eine Höhenburg oberhalb der Stadt Bellinzona im schweizerischen Kanton Tessin.
Castello di Montebello
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castle of Montebello
Bellinzona’s second castle dominates Castelgrande from above on Montebello hill, perched ninety metres above the city.
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castle of Sasso Corbaro
Named for its location on a rock that is as dark as a crow’s feathers (from dialect “corbatt”), this is a typical Sforza fortress built in a basic geometrical shape. The dungeon and lookout tower are nestled in a square courtyard surrounded by high walls.
Castelgrande
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castelgrande and the wall
The Fortress of Bellinzona is the largest and the only example of a defensive structure still visible in Europe consisting of several castles and a large defensive wall. Originally built by the Dukes of Milan as a defense against Confederate invasion, it blocked the entire Ticino Valley northwards.
Castello di Sasso Corbaro.
Fortress · Comune Bellinzona
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
Castello di Montebello.
Fortress · Comune Bellinzona
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande.
Fortress · Comune Bellinzona
Castelgrande
Das Castello di Montebello ist Teil der Befestigungsanlagen von Bellinzona.
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castello di Montebello
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
Fortress · Bellinzona and Valleys
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
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