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|Nationalmuseum is not only Sweden's largest art museum. In itself, the building is a striking feature of the Stockholm cityscape. Its architectural design, modelled on that of Florentine and Venetian Renaissance buildings, evokes Italy - the home of the fine arts.||11/29/2005||389|
|Fortress "Gerhard" is built between 1856 and 1863 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. From 1921 till 1945, the fortress was in use by the Kriegsmarine.|
The fortress today:
Fortress "Gerhard" is nowadays a museum. It has an exhibit about the garrison life during the Interbellum and World War II.
Address:ul. Ku Morzu, Swinoujscie
|Fortress "Aniola" (Angel) is built between 1854 and 1858 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. During the Interbellum, the fortress was modernized with gas tight armoured doors and windows. There was also a radar installation placed on top of the tower for observation.|
During the Second World War, "Aniola" was connected with other fortresses and defence wo...
|The fortress lies on a mountain comb, which separates the Woehrsee from the old part of town. The core castle lies completely in front on the comb. In the course of the centuries this was expanded on the comb toward the south on a length from 1042 m and is the biggest and longest in Europe. Castle-live praises itself to have thereby the longest castle of Europe. 3 neck ditches divide the fortre...||07/20/2006||366|
|Fortress Eben-Emael, a beautiful name for an impregnable fortress.<br> Unfortunately, less then 50 German paratroopers managed to silence the fortress in less then 15 minutes.|
In 1988, the fortress was re-opened and it became able to visit the fortress. Nowadays, a lot of work is done by the volunteers of the fortress, to give you the most realistic impression of what happened ove...
|The coast battery "Henningsen" (established in Fortress "Zachodni") was in service between 1940 and 1945 and consisted of four 150mm canons.|
In 1941, a concrete fire-control tower was constructed on the west wing of the fortress.
In May 1945, the garrison was evacuated.
The fortress today:
The defence work is nowadays a museum with exhibit...
|Fort Vredeburg is a fortress built by the Dutch in Yogyakarta during the colonial ages. It is located in front of Gedung Agung, one of 7 presidential palaces in Indonesia and the Sultan Palace called Kraton. It was bulit in 1765 to protect Dutch governor. It is surrounded by a trench that is still visible. |
This square-shaped fortress has 4 watch towers at its 4 corners. In the p...
|The fast-growing secondary Airport of Stockholm||07/30/2005||493|
|Kymlinge Station near Stockholm was begun to be build in the early 1970th as s station for the new visionary and modern Stockholm suburb city Kymlinge. But the plans fell apart and this platform was never compleeted. But the subway trains from Stockholm to Kista pass this ghost-station every day.|
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|Under the oddly-shaped roof of this popular museum building is the exhibition of Sweden´s naval pride "Wasa", which sunk on her maiden voyage in 1628. It was raised from the bottom of Stockholms harbour in 1961. |
|Veste Oberhaus is a fortress that was founded in 1219 and, for most of its time, served as the stronghold of the Bishop of Passau, Germany. |
Veste OberhausThe building is located on the mountain crest (St.Georgsberg) between the Danube and the Ilz rivers and dominates the city of Passau that is located on the opposite, right side of the Danube. Below Oberhaus on the tip between t...
|ancient mountain fortress near Turin. This building are composed of three fortress connected by a stair of 4000 steps||11/12/2006||602|