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|The Citadel is an archeological sit in central Amman.||08/26/2005||724|
|The Palaces of the Alhambra it is located on top of the hill al-Sabika, on the left bank of the river Darro, to the west of the city of Granada, Spain.||08/25/2005||886|
|very famous castle in the old part of Celle. (northern Germany - Overlay)||08/25/2005||448|
|The first fortress to be built when Europeans landed in Cape Town, South Africa. Built in the shape of a five-pointed star, the moat locations and original outline are still visible, though many have been built over.||08/25/2005||540|
|famous castle on a island of the Chiemsee (Bavaria), built of King Ludwig II.||08/25/2005||417|
|This "Castle" is a moorish Alcazab (fortress, built from 1057)on the hill Gibaralfo. ||08/25/2005||411|
|This was the home of Louis XIV.||08/24/2005||1,320|
|A lot of forts were build along the Chao Praya River but most of them were destroyed or broken down during the centuries. This one is still standing and even the cannons are still in place. |
In the middle of the 18th century the Phra Sumane Fort was one of 14 forts around Bangkok defending the city borders. Today only two forts remain and the hexagonal shaped Phra Sumane Fort is ...
|The Grand Palace (Thai พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang) is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to early in the 20th century. Construction on the palace complex began in 1782 during the reign of Rama I.||08/22/2005||634|
|Palaces and castles managed by 'The Palaces and Properties Agency'|
|The Gellért Hill and the Citadel|
The highest point of downtown Budapest and its fortress.
The Gellért hill received its name after St. Gellért who came to Hungary as a missionary bishop upon the invitation of King St. Stephen I. around 1000 a.d. His task was helping the Hungarians convert to Christianity.
The fortress of the Citadel was built by the Habsbu...
|Sydney's Alcatraz - Fort Denison is a defensive facility occupying a small island located north of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney Harbour. Originally named Pinchgut (possibly owing to the poor quality and quantity of food given to imprisoned convicts), the island was used as a place of confinement for recalcitrant convicts during the early period of British settlement. The fortress, whic...||08/17/2005||714|
|Our famous ruin in Koenigstein, Germany.||08/17/2005||1,112|
|One of the largest European baroque palaces near Cologne.||08/15/2005||537|
|Castle Neuhaus is located north of Paderborn (Germany)||08/13/2005||428|
|Fort McHenry, the star fort that protected Baltimore in the War of 1812. Francis Scott Key, while watching the bombardment of this fort from a British ship, wrote the "Star Spangled Banner" about the flag flying at this fort.||08/13/2005||855|
|The castle of Münster was built from 1767 to 1787. It has been completely destroyed in WWII. Today it has been built up again and today it is the center of the University of Münster.||08/12/2005||637|
|The Castle of Nordkirchen (Germany) was built from 1703-1734. It's very similar to the castle of Versailles.||08/11/2005||435|
|This is a little ruin near Rheinbach, Germany.||08/11/2005||328|
|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/07/2005||681|
|Any further plans for Landskrona were however not realized, for various reasons. The continued Swedish-Danish wars favoured Karlskrona, located at a safer distance from Denmark, replacing Landskrona as a naval base, the fortifications were discontinued, and Malmö remained the most important commercial town - despite Malmö lacking a harbour until the late 18th century. The fortifications at Land...||08/06/2005||653|
|Castle Fredensborg, Denmark||08/06/2005||407|
|Kastellet, located in Copenhagen, Denmark is one of the best preserved fortifications in Northern Europe. It is constructed in the form of a pentagram. The five bastions are named as follows: The King’s Bastion (Kongens Bastion), The Queen’s Bastion (Dronningens Bastion), The Count’s Bastion (Grevens Bastion), the Princess’s Bastion (Princessens Bastion) and the Prince’s Bastion (Princens Basti...||08/06/2005||528|
|Fortifications at Copenhagen, Denmark||08/06/2005||399|