Fortress

Castel del Monte – The fortress with the unique geometric design in Andria

A 13th-century castle situated on a hill at an altitude of 540 meters, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It was built during the 1240s by

Citadelle Laferrière – A symbol of Haitian independence in Milot

The largest fortress in the Americas, situated on the Bonnet à l’Evêque mountaintop in Nord, Haiti. Its construction was commissioned in 1805, by the Haitian revolutionary and

Talietumu fort – The ruins of the fortress in Wallis and Futuna

Castle Cornet – The historical defense of the island and the roadstead in Guernsey

Formerly a tidal island, it was originally fortified until the 13th century. In 1066 when William Duke of Normandy became William I, King of England, the island

Three Towers of San Marino – The symbol of defence of freedom in San Marino

Qala Iktyaruddin – The “reborn” citadel of Alexander the Great in Herat

Prince’s Palace of Monaco – The official residence of the Sovereign Prince in Monaco

The Palace was originally the western border fortress of the Republic of Genoa, built from 1215. Since the end of the 13th century, it has been the

Battery Weed – The guardian of the Narrows in New York

Ortahisar Castle – The carved middle fortress in Ortahisar

The 90-meter-high rock-castle, which is called Sivrikoya by the inhabitants is an extraordinary example of the rock-cut architecture which is typical of the region. Although the date

Brest Fortress – The “Hero Fortress” in Brest

A 19th-century fortress in present-day Belarus to commemorate the defense of the frontier stronghold during the first week of the German-Soviet War of 1941-1945 when Axis forces

Rock of Cashel – The St. Patrick’s Rock in Cashel

Τhe traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion. In 1101, the King of Munster, Muirchertach Ua Briain, donated

Cité de Carcassonne – The fortified medieval city in Carcassonne

Founded during the Gallo-Roman period, the citadel derives its reputation from its three kilometers long double surrounding walls interspersed by 52 towers. Carcassonne is located in the

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