Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sungbo’s Eredo

The Western African rainforest or rather its remains are hiding numerous archaeological wonders that are waiting for curious researchers. The local people and their...

Taedongmun

The remaining eastern gate of Pyongyang castle. Originally built in the 6th century, current gate is built in 1635. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0226 N 125.7567 E Categories: City...

Sveti Stefan

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan. History Initially Sveti Stefan was small, rocky...

Merv

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

Qila Mubarak

The most ancient fortification in India, at least 1900 years old, but contains elements even from Harappa period. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.2080 N 74.9373 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Red Fort, Delhi

An enormous fort, built in the 17th century. Contains important monuments of architecture. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.6558 N 77.2403 E Categories: Fortifications and defensive walls, Fortresses and forts Values: Architecture,...

Mehrangarh Fort

One of the most impressive forts in India, towering above the city on 122 metres high hill. Includes several palaces. Construction started in 1459. Location,...

Hoa Lư Citadel

Citadel of the medieval capital of Vietnam, founded in the 10th century AD. Citadel was located among steep limestone pinnacles and was protected by...

Diên Khánh Citadel

French built fortification which has been preserved in a very good condition. Built in 1793 in Vauban military architecture style. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.2554 N 109.0934...