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Rosola tower

Contact Zooca municipality
Address Via del Mercato 104 41059 Zocca MO
Telephone 059.985711
Fax 059.986449

Accessibility by car, on foot through paths

Last update 14/10/2014 (ref.50388)
by the local editorial office of ZOCCA c/o PROMAPPENNINO
Via Mauro Tesi, 1209 - 41059 Zocca (MO)
Telefono: 059/985584 059/986524 Fax: 059/986510 Email: info@promappennino.it

It is one of the oldest examples of towers, that are conserved in the Modenese Mountain. It dates back to XIII cent. and was part of a medioeval castle. People had access by an high cambered sandstone portal, that was situated on the first floor, and was constitued by a tufa vault. The castle was enfeoffed from XV cent. to the powerful Rangoni family, who possessed the property until very recent times. It was given to Commune of Zocca, by the same marquis Rangoni, the tower has now been completely restored.