Sunday, September 27, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Fort of Pico (Fortaleza de São João Baptista do Pico)

One of the most impressive fortresses on the island, built to protect Madeira from pirates. Construction was started around 1601 and lasted until 1640....

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,...

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...

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...

Suyangsan Fort

Mountain fort with 8 km long walls, built approximately 1000 years ago. Walls are 6 - 7 m tall. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0629 N 125.7521 E Categories: Fortresses...

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...

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...