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Fort Niagara

Fort Niagara

Fort Niagara is a three hundred-year-old fortification originally built to protect the interests of New France in northern North America. It is located near Youngstown, New York on the eastern bank of the Niagara River at the river mouth on Lake Ontario. The first structure, called Fort Frontenac, was built in 1674 by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle. Called a trading post to appease the...
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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

With Its 500 Years Of Royal History Hampton Court Palace Has Something To Offer Everyone. Set In Sixty Acres Of World Famous Gardens The Palace Is A Living Tapestry Of History From Henry VIII To George II.
Rating of 3.28571428512/05/2005356Google Earth Logo
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Caerphilly Castle, Wales

Caerphilly Castle, Wales

The Norman castle in Caerphilly is the largest castle in Wales and said to be one of the largest fortresses in Europe. Built mainly between 1268 and 1271, it is a concentric castle, surrounded by large artificial lakes
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Dijon 1896 Forts belt

Dijon 1896 Forts belt

a bunch of forts arround Dijon, remaining of 1894/1896 Forts belt, most of them haven't been modernized and several are in a bad state.
Rating of 512/05/2005454Google Earth Logo
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Langres 1912 Forts belt

Langres 1912 Forts belt

Ranked to first line position after 1870 war due to Alsace-Lorraine occupation by Germany, this little town have been heavily fortified. By the way, it is still considered to be a Paris special district addendum as it is Seine river born place (funny frenchies).
Rating of 512/05/2005324Google Earth Logo
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Metz 1914 Forts belt

Metz 1914 Forts belt

Fortification line around Metz in France. Built between 1897 and 1912, most of these forts were built during German occupation after 1870 war. Some of them have now totally disapeared due to city expansion.
Rating of 512/04/2005663Google Earth Logo
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Citadelle Vauban, Lille, France

Citadelle Vauban, Lille, France

Built by Louis XIV's pet fortress-architect, Vauban. The citadelle was a military place for louis XIV.
No rating yet12/03/2005402Google Earth Logo
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Suwon castle

Suwon castle

Suwon castle(whasung) : established 1789, circumference 5,744m, area 130ha.
It's an UNESCO world cultural heritage.
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Torre de Belem

Torre de Belem

Monumento Nacional por Decreto de 10 de Janeiro de 1907, é considerada pela UNESCO como Patrimônio Cultural de toda a Humanidade desde 1983
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Quirnal Palace, Roma, Italy

Quirnal Palace, Roma, Italy

Quirnal Palace is the official house of the president of Italy.
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Fort du mont Alban, Nice, France

Fort du mont Alban, Nice, France

Napoléonian fortification by Vauban on top of Mont Boron. Exclusive view of the city of Nice (western side) and of Baie de Villefranche-sur-Mer (eastern side).
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Poznan 1896 Forts

Poznan 1896 Forts

Primary fort belt remaining from 1896 fortifications
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Koenisgberg (Kaliningrad) 1894 Forts

Koenisgberg (Kaliningrad) 1894 Forts

A bunch of fortifications remaining from 1894 fort belt around Koenisberg (Kaliningrad. This town is an isolate district of Russia outside main country.
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Changgyeonggung Palace

Changgyeonggung Palace

Changgyeonggung Palace was originally built by King Sejong as a residence for his father, Taejong, and was called Suganggung Palace. It was renovated and enlarged in 1483 by King Seongjong to be used as a residence for three dowager queens, at which time the name was changed to Changgyeonggung.
Rating of 511/29/2005277Google Earth Logo
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Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace was built during the 5th year of the reign of King Taejong (1405) as a royal villa.
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Deoksugung Palace

Deoksugung Palace

The main houses of the former Deoksugung Palace were Prince Wolsandaegun's residence who was King Seongjong's elder brother.
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Malmoe Castle

Malmoe Castle

Malmöhus Castle is the oldest remaining renaissance castle in Scandinavia and was originally built as a citadel in 1434 by Eric of Pomerania. The castle was completed in the sixteenth century. In the 16th and 17th centuries it served as a royal residence for the Danish kings.
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Fort Miradou, France

Fort Miradou, France

Based on a old IXe century tour, then reinforced by Charles Quint in 1554, the Miardou Fort was built in 1679 by Vauban. Today occupied by the french army we can't visit it. This fort was built to prevent a invasion by the Maures people.
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Lyon (France) Forts belt

Lyon (France) Forts belt

A bunch of forts all around (and inside)Lyon in France, remaining from 1887 forts belt
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Gyeongbokgung Palace-Seoul

Gyeongbokgung Palace-Seoul

Gyeongbokgung Palace was built on level ground and served the official functions of a palace. It was built according to planning and specifications for an official residence to meet the requirements of the capital city.
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Chateau de Brognon, France

Chateau de Brognon, France

Built in 1749 for the first Parlement President of Bourgogne, in the middle of very "British" park of 50 ha, it stays all this time in the same familly.

http://www.chateaudebrognon.com/htm/frame-visiter.htm
Rating of 511/27/2005202Google Earth Logo
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Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Blickling Hall is a stately home built between 1616 and 1627 and a masterpiece of Jacobean architecture. An earlier building on the site belonged to the Boleyn family and was perhaps the birthplace of Anne Boleyn.
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Fortress of Santa Cruz, Rio de Jainero

Fortress of Santa Cruz, Rio de Jainero

The Fortazela de Santa Cruz was originally built on the site of earlier French fortifications from 1555. In 1567, the fortification was expanded into the key point for the defense of the Guanabara Bay. Called the Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra from 1632 onwards the fort was progressively strengthened before completely remodelled in the mid-1760s. Additional fortifications was constructed on t...
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Fort de Montcorin - lyon, france

Fort de Montcorin - lyon, france

Fort de Montcorin, lyon, france
Rating of 511/23/2005324Google Earth Logo
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Fort de Champvillars - lyon, france

Fort de Champvillars - lyon, france

Fort de Champvillars, lyon, france.
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