Friday, September 18, 2020

Củ Chi tunnels

A 121 km long system of tunnels and underground rooms created for defensive purposes in the late 1960s – 1970s. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.0624 N 106.5282...

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...

Fort of São Tiago

Well preserved fort which was built at the seaside in the 16th - 17th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.6467 N 16.8986 W Categories: Fortresses and forts Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

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...

Samnyeon sanseong

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built in 470 - 473 AD. Measured length of the walls is 1,680 - 1880 m and they...

Hisarya walled Roman town

For millennia people are attracted to the hot springs in Hisarya town. Almost two thousand years ago the town was taken by the Roman...

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...

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,...

Taehungsan Fortress

An enormous castle - fortress with some 10 km of stone walls, built several millenia ago. Major part of walls collapsed and in ruins. Location,...

Monemvasia

Today Monemvasia is sleepy, small and nevertheless unusual town. In medieval times this fortified town was a lot more important - it was one...