Friday, February 21, 2020

Morongo Uta

Once upon a time, some 800 years ago a small group of people happened to find an idyllic and remote island – Rapa Iti....

Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi

An 127.4 km long rampart, most likely built in the early 16th century and reinforced in 1819 as ordered by Nguyễn emperors. Wall is...

Merv

Nothing is forever - even Merv today is in ruins. This city existed for some 2000 years and for a while it was the...

Hue Imperial City

Well preserved fortified citadel of Huế city. The fortress is surrounded by massive walls which form 2 by 2 km large rectangle with the...

Daulatabad Fort

One of the best fortified forts - conical, 200 m tall hill. Lower slopes of the hill have been cut away, leaving 50 m...

Fort Sumter

Sea fort - a fortified island at the entrance in Charleston port. Construction started in 1829 and was left unfinished on April 12, 1861,...

Raigad Fort

Impressive hill fortress with 1,737 steps leading up towards it. Constructed in 1030, later extended with magnificent structures. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2361 N 73.4413 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Dongnae eupseong

Ancient fortress of Busan city, first mentioned in 1021 AD. Fortress was extended in 1713, when the length of walls reached 5,240 m. Location, GPS...

Mahasthangarh

True wonder of the ancient past of Bangladesh is Mahasthangarh. This enormous city was founded at 300 BC or even earlier and served as...

Geumjeongsanseong

Largest mountain fortress in South Korea. Fortress was built in 1703 and walls were some 17 km long, 1.5 - 3 m tall. Location, GPS...