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|De Burcht is a 12th-century castle in the form of a circular tower built on an earth mound. It has never been used for its military function. In the 18th century it became a formal garden with fountain.||09/09/2005||328|
|British fort built in 1793 to defend York (Toronto) from American attack. It contains the largest group of War of 1812 buildings in Canada.||09/09/2005||383|
|Philip II built the Sant Felip fort at the entrance of the port of Maó after sustained Muslim pirate attacks.||09/09/2005||324|
|Soon after the Conquest in 1066, the Normans built a motte-and-bailey castle in a commanding position 2 kilometers south-east of Trematon village.||09/09/2005||335|
|This is the historic site where, on September 6, 1781, British Forces, commanded by the infamous Benedict Arnold, captured the Fort and massacred 88 of the 165 defenders stationed there.||09/09/2005||296|
|Built in 1138 by Henri de Blois, Farnham Castle was the home of the Bishops of Winchester for over 800 years.||09/09/2005||286|
|The castle of Arad in romania, built in the 17th century.||09/09/2005||523|
|a beautiful castle near munich, bavaria, germany.|
|Belvedere Vienna - Here the international treaty after WW II was signed||09/04/2005||510|
|Schoenbrunn Castle, famous tourist attrection in Vienna.||09/04/2005||734|
|Lisbon Castle (Castelo de São Jorge) in Lisbon, Portugal. When you move to South-East you will see the narrow alleys of Alfama (oldest part of Lisbon) sprawling downhill to the bank of river Tejo.||09/02/2005||563|
|Althorp House centre of pic, the Lake and Island, site of Princess Diana's Memorial, top right.||09/02/2005||882|
|Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago.||08/30/2005||303|
|Fort Monroe was completed in 1834, and is named in honor of U.S. President James Monroe.||08/29/2005||391|
|Historic patrimony. Constructed in 1740 and situated in cotillo village, Fuerteventura (Canary Islands)||08/29/2005||260|
|The Blaye Citadel was built by Vauban at the end of the 17th century.
Additional Information from ATTILA:
Blaye is located on the right bank of the Gironde estuary (here over 2 km. wide), 35 km. north of Bordeaux.
In ancient times Blaye (Blavia) was a port of the Santones. Tradition states that the hero Roland was buried in its basilica, which was on the site of the citadel...
|"The Maiden's Tower (Kiz Kulesi) is a tower located on a stone pile, at an arrow shooting distance from the Asian coast, at the intersection point of Asia and Europe. It is one of the unique structures throughout the world, between two continents."|
|Chateau du Taureau, built in 1542.|
Bay of Mortlaix / France.
|The island fort is built on a rocky islet at the mouth of River Minho.||08/28/2005||396|
|Fortress on river Guadiana near the town of Elvas in Portugal.||08/28/2005||403|
|Sagunt, anciet Saguntum, is an ancient city on a hilly site, twenty miles north of Valencia.||08/27/2005||366|
|The Aragonese Castle was built by King Ferdinand of Aragon between 1481 and 1492.||08/27/2005||368|
|A fortress in Sicily.||08/27/2005||333|
|Chinon Castle is a typical example of a very powerful castle.||08/27/2005||502|