Sacrario militare di Redipuglia

Friuli Venezia Giulia

The breathtaking war memorial of Redipuglia is the largest commemorative shrine in Italy and one of the largest in the world. Designed by Giovanni Greppi in the 1930s its step-like structure host the remains of 39,857 identified soldiers whose name plaques adorn the 22 steps, while at the summit a votive chapel commemorates 60,330 unknown soldiers. Every year on 4th November a remembrance service is held here.

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