Thursday, August 13, 2020

Murud-Janjira Fort

Very impressive marine fort in an island with 19 intact bastions. originally built in the 15th century, fortified afterwards. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2999 N 72.9649 E Categories: Fortifications...

Lohagad Fort

Amazing hill fortress, with a part of it built on narrow cliff summit. The impressive access to the fortress is called Vinchukata. Developed since...

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...

Rohtasgarh Fort

An ancient, enormous fort built on a steepsided plateau. Fortification could be up to 1000 years old and is one of the largest forts...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...