Thursday, August 13, 2020

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...

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...

Chongbang Fortress (Jŏngbang)

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built to protect Pyongyang some millenia ago. Reconstructed in 1632. 12 km long walls, which are 6 -...

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...

Namhansanseong

Well preserved, impressive mountain fortress, with parks and temples. First known fortress was built here in 672 AD. Current structures have been constructed mainly...

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...

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 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,...

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....

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...