Friday, December 13, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Round House in Fremantle

The oldest existing building in Western Australia, constructed in 1830 - 1831. Built as a prison. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.0561 S 115.7413 E Categories: Fortifications and defensive walls,...

Port Arthur

Former convict settlement for hardest British and Irish criminals, built in 1853-1855. This site is renowned also as a haunted place. Location, GPS coordinates: 43.1484 S...

King River Prison Tree

An enormous boab (Adansonia gregorii), which has been used as a prison. Tree has a circumference of 11.62 m, it is 14 m tall. Location,...

The Boab Prison Tree, Derby

An unusual boab (Adansonia gregorii F.Muell.), circumference 14.64 m, height just 9.5 m. Used to lock up indigenous Australians in 1860s on their way...