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Sacrario dei Caduti di Caporetto

Via Crucis, Kobarid, Slovenia
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Sad yet peaceful

I came to this region to see where my grandfather fought on the Isonzo Front in World War 1... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marjan G
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London Ontario Canada
Lesson for everyone

All Wars are sad, but the WW 1 was in this area exceptionally senseless: two armies facing each... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Mickacat
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Durham, North Carolina
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Via Crucis, Kobarid, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came to this region to see where my grandfather fought on the Isonzo Front in World War 1. Besides that, I knew very little of the history of the area. After dinner, my wife and I decided to walk around Kobarid. We had seen...More

Thank Marjan G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

All Wars are sad, but the WW 1 was in this area exceptionally senseless: two armies facing each other for 3 years, not being able to move either forward nor backward. They just tried to survive and to do as much damage to the other...More

Thank Mickacat
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The war time history of the local area makes a visit to this memorial is very humbling. The memorial offers wonderful views over Kobarid & the surrounding area & can easily be visited when walking the local trails.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a lovely monument in the town of Kobarid. You can walk up the narrow road from the town center or take your chance and drive up. But if there is a car coming from the other side you have to back out all...More

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Go on foot to the top of this impressive monument. It's worth it. Our kids of 9 and 11 managed as well - so can you 🤘🏼

Thank Katrien V
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There were 12 Soča battles (the Isonzo fronts) between the Austrians and Italians along the upper part of the Soča river between 1915 and 1917. For those visiting the Soča Valley have a read of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms book which will introduce...More

1  Thank LeonLeban
Reviewed 10 August 2017

In Caporetto high above the town of Kobarid is the Italian sanctuary to their fallen WW1 soldiers, it is the final resting place for over 7000 soldiers including 1748 unknown soldiers. Constructed in 1938, there are three levels to the shrine accessed via a series...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My recommendation is – take a few more minutes and hike up to the monument. The short walk ornamented with its own "via Delarosa" its own fourteen "stations" is well worth the effort – it also makes the final vista so much more rewarding.

Thank Shalom M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We drove here later in the day and had the place to ourselves. The views are stunning and in such a peaceful location. The church was open so we got to see round and we spent some time reading names of the thousands of soldiers...More

Thank Lady B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We've passed this interesting monument a couple of times upon our drive through Kobarid, but decided to stop this time. The road up to the church is more interesting as it's in a form of 'via crucis' with 14 stops on which you can rest...More

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