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|Southsea Castle was built by Henry VIII between 1544 and 1545 to protect Portsmouth against possible French invasion. Its revolutionary design provided for the most efficient use of guns in attack or defence now that artillery dominated warfare.||10/15/2005||422|
|S/W Overlay shows Portsmouth harbour at the year 1939.|
Potsmouth is a significant naval port for centuries, previously the world's largest naval base and home to many famous ships, Portsmouth has declined in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy.
|Image of Portsmouth harbour, contains ships etc.||10/12/2005||432|
|Here are all defense batteries and forts of Portsmouth.||12/15/2005||565|
|With a 170 meter high this tower gives his visitors a great overview of Portsmouth habour.||09/18/2005||468|
|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|Allows people to easily track between Portsmouth City's cycle map and an aerial view of the city||04/26/2006||558|
|Several ships in Portsmouth harbour/doskyard||05/29/2006||448|
|Fratton Park has been home to Portsmouth Football Club since 1898. Two English Champions, Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and C B Fry are two famous names amongst the many how have played for the club over the years. ||02/26/2006||420|
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
Info provided by McMaster:
Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|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||698|