Saturday, December 14, 2019

Agra Fort

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.1803 N 78.0207 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Hwaseong Fortress

The only preserved city walls in South Korea, built around the historical center of Suwon City in 1794 - 1796. Wall is 5.74 km...

Naganeupseong

Late medieval village and castle. The village is a planned settlement which was built for administrative purposes. It's architecture and traditions are well kept...

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...

Cổ Loa Citadel

The oldest fortification in Hanoi, fortified citadel 20 km north from the center of the city. Development of this fortress started around 400 -...

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...

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...

Monemvasia

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

Masada

Best known monument of the Jewish resistance against foreign occupation is Masada - an impressive fortress not far from the Dead Sea. According to...

Merv

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