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Fort de Feyzin - Lyon, France

Fort de Feyzin - Lyon, France

A fort near of Lyon (France) built at the beginning of XIXth century.
Rating of 511/23/2005374Google Earth Logo
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Red Fort, Delhi

Red Fort, Delhi

The Lac Qila, or Red Fort, was the palace of Shah Jahan's capital Shahjahanabad. It was built between 1638 and 1648. Today it remains one of the most impressive buildings in Delhi.
Rating of 3.511/23/2005648Google Earth Logo
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Saint Jean de Beauregard, near Paris

Saint Jean de Beauregard, near Paris

The Castle of Saint Jean de Beauregard. http://www.domsaintjeanbeauregard.com/
Rating of 511/22/2005318Google Earth Logo
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La citadelle of Quebec

La citadelle of Quebec

This national historical site, also known as the Gibraltar of America, is the best place to begin a trip into the military past and present of Québec City.

http://www.lacitadelle.qc.ca/section.php?lang=en&id=4
Rating of 411/20/2005385Google Earth Logo
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Fort Adams

Fort Adams

Fort Adams Host of the JVC Music Festivals, Military reenactments and classic car shows.
No rating yet11/19/2005483Google Earth Logo
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Montrose Castle

Montrose Castle

The Castle of Montrose where the famous wine St. Estephe is maded....
Rating of 4.511/19/2005256Google Earth Logo
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Val Castle

Val Castle

the castle of val in Haute Auvergne (France).
Rating of 3.611/19/2005302Google Earth Logo
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Landal Castle

Landal Castle

The castle of Landal in Bretagne (France).
Rating of 511/16/2005278Google Earth Logo
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The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, istanbul

The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, istanbul

The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, built by the Sultan Mehmet II in the year of 1452,immediately opposite Anadolu Hirasi, the Anadolu Hissar built by Yildirim Beyazit I sixty years earlier. It was the first step in Mehmets plan to capture the Byzantine capital, for with a fortress on either side of the Bosphorus.
Rating of 011/07/2005456Google Earth Logo
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San Leo Castle-Marche,Italy

San Leo Castle-Marche,Italy

The Comune di San Leo describes their town as 'a sharp pinnacle surrounded by overhanging cliffs in a countryside sloping from the Appennines to the sea, with houses clustered between a magnificent fortress and a prominent bell tower'.

It sounds better in Italian and looks even more spectacular in real life.

San Leo is a real hill top town. It came under control ...
Rating of 511/07/2005337Google Earth Logo
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Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Cuba

Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Cuba

This is Havana’s oldest fortress; the original, built on the site by Hernando de Soto to protect the port, was constructed in 1538. This is the New World’s second most ancient castle and now serves as the Museum of Arms, with many fine exhibits. It also houses the nerve centre of UNESCO’s building preservation force, currently restoring the glorious heritage of Old Havana.
Rating of 2.33333333311/01/2005486Google Earth Logo
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Castles Brussels

Castles Brussels

Somes castles near Brussels (not feodal)
Rating of 4.510/30/2005428Google Earth Logo
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Historical castles

Historical castles

a bunch of castles and historical places in europe (plus quebec)
Update: 08.03.2006
Rating of 210/29/20051,166Google Earth Logo
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Worldwide forts and fortresses

Worldwide forts and fortresses

a lot of forts, fortresses and other fortifications from all eras all around the world.
Updated: 08.03.06
Rating of 3.33333333310/28/2005857Google Earth Logo
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Belgium Forts

Belgium Forts

a lot of forts and redoubts around Antwerpen (Anvers)
Rating of 510/28/2005442Google Earth Logo
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Netherlands Forts

Netherlands Forts

a lot of old forts and redoudts all around Netherlands sorted by districts
Rating of 3.510/28/2005626Google Earth Logo
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Wartburg, Eisenach

Wartburg, Eisenach

Wartburg - a castle Eisenach, Germany
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wartburg_%28Burg%29
Rating of 310/26/2005295Google Earth Logo
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Tughlaqabad Fortress and Tomb, Delhi

Tughlaqabad Fortress and Tomb, Delhi

When Ghazi Tughlaq founded the Tughlaq Dynasty in 1321, he built the strongest fort in Delhi at Tughlaqabad, completed after only four years.
No rating yet10/24/2005379Google Earth Logo
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Fan Lau Fort, Hong Kong

Fan Lau Fort, Hong Kong

Fan Lau Fort can be dated to 1729. Rectangular in shape, the fort measures 21m by 46m and its walls are built of semi-dressed stone and green bricks. The fort was probably abandoned around 1898 after the lease of the New Territories to Britain.
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Fort Warren, Georges Island

Fort Warren, Georges Island

Fort Warren defended the harbor at Boston, Massachusetts, for over 100 years. onstruction of the penatagonal-shaped granite fort began in 1833 and was fully completed shortly after the Civil War. Today, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation maintains the fort. An estimated 100,000 tourists visit the fort each year.
No rating yet10/22/2005508Google Earth Logo
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Royal Palace, Monaco

Royal Palace, Monaco

The Royal Palace, home of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco, the constitutional monarch of the principality. The palace is situated on a high promontory in the old town of Monaco-Ville.
Rating of 4.510/22/20051,407Google Earth Logo
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Windsor Castle, England

Windsor Castle, England

Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world, is one of the official residences of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Since William the Conqueror built the first castle in 1080, its proximity to both London and the old royal hunting forest (now Windsor Great Park) made it popular as a royal residence.

Over the centuries many kings have lived at Windsor, adding or altering buildi...
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Castle of Iscar

Castle of Iscar

The first reference to a castle in Iscar is from 939. The building that can be seen today however dates from the 15th century with a few added towers for artillery from the 1500s. The castle is currently being restored and there are plans to open a museum at the site.
No rating yet10/20/2005303Google Earth Logo
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Zvolen Castle

Zvolen Castle

The Zvolen castle ( a national cultural monument) is a gothic building masterpiece. It was ordered to be built by the Hungarian king Ľudovít Veľký z Anjou (Ľudovít the Great from Anjou) as a gothic hunting residence in the 2nd half of the 14th century. The building was renewed by the later owner – Hungarian aristocrat Ján Thurzo at the turn of the 15th and 16th century. Being inf...
Rating of 510/17/2005272Google Earth Logo
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Pusty Hrad (Old Castle Zvolen)

Pusty Hrad (Old Castle Zvolen)

Zvolen is situated in the southwestern part of the basin of Zvolen by the confluence of rivers Slatina and Hron under the promontory of Javorina mountain range. The first written notice about the settlement comes from 1135 and is related to the locality of Pustý hrad ( a castle) where used to be the center of power administration. From the 14th century it served as a residence of county adminis...
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