Thursday, August 13, 2020

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...

Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty

Ruins of a large fortification built in the early 15th century by Hồ Dynasty. Fortification walls enclose rectangular area, outer side of walls is...

Fort Jefferson

Large, unfinished sea fortress on a remote island. Construction was started in 1846 and was not finished. Garrison here has been more than 1,700...

Chittorgarh

Ancient fortifications with 13 km long walls which enclose an area 280 ha in size. Structures have been built in dramatic natural setting with...

Golconda Fort

Ancient fortified capital of Golconda in 1364 - 1512, world-renowned center of diamond trade. Four forts with 10 km long outer wall. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.3837...

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...

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...

Fort de Chartres

Partly reconstructed historical fortress. Initially, it was built by the French in 1720 on the bank of the Mississippi River. Fort served as the...

Østerlars Church, Bornholm

Don't be mislead by the small size of Østerlars Church - this small building holds amazing values of art and history and... also some...

Hwangryong Fortress

Ruins of an impressive fortress, developed in the time period from the early 5th century AD to 1675. Walls are 10 - 11 m...