Tag: fortress

  • Bohus Fortress

    written by anarchy on 2009-11-21 #places
    Bohus Fortress

    There are several fortresses and bastions surrounding Göteborg and one of the more interesting ones is the impressive Bohus Fortress... Historically the area has been subject to many confrontations between the Swedes, Norwegians and Danes.

  • Masada - The Ancient Palace with a Dramatic History

    written by jogintas on 2009-07-06 #places
    Masada - The Ancient Palace with a Dramatic History

    Masada is an ancient palace and fortification in the South District of Israel on top of an isolated rock plateau on the eastern edge of the Judean Desert, which has got a very dramatic history. During one siege of the Roman Empire everyone in this place led to suicide instead of slavery...

  • Ruins of Brederode

    written by -alia- on 2011-08-07 #places
    Ruins of Brederode

    A ride from Amsterdam to the fortress of Brederode passing through fascinating landscapes in the countryside. The ruins are a place lost in time and space, filled with history and memories. It’s an enchanted place to visit and lose some city stress.

  • Castle of Beseno, Italy

    written by coca on 2009-05-05 #places
    Castle of Beseno, Italy

    Amazing medieval castle at the top of a hill in Italy.

  • New Years Day on Namhansanseong (남한산성) Fortress in Seoul

    written by joyceyjoyce on 2012-02-17 #places
    New Years Day on Namhansanseong (남한산성) Fortress in Seoul

    What a better way to spend New Year's day than taking a historic hike along the great walls of Namhansanseong Fortress in southern Seoul. Following the fortress wall that snake eight km along the peaks of Namhan Mountain, we spent the day hiking through massive gates and around Buddhist temples, and to top it off, some spectacular views of New Year's Day in Seoul.

  • Milot, Haiti

    written by titidvivant on 2009-09-28 #places
    Milot, Haiti

    Known as the 8th wonder of the world, these UNESCO world heritage sites are located in Haiti's northern region.

  • Almeida - A Star Made of Stone!

    written by paper_doll on 2009-10-17 #places
    Almeida - A Star Made of Stone!

    Almeida, an extremely well preserved old village, is one of the best examples of a military bulwark in Portugal.

  • Traveling Back in Time in Intramuros

    written by rio on 2010-08-18 #places
    Traveling Back in Time in Intramuros

    Intramuros is a district in Manila, Philippines where structures built hundreds of years ago still stand. Visiting Intramuros is like going back in time, with the old, weathered walls that once stood as a fort tell plenty of stories and ooze of culture.

  • Fortress Kufstein

    written by agrimony on 2008-10-22 #places
    Fortress Kufstein

    Fortress Kufstein ist the landmark of the city of Kufstein, a picturesque town in the Tyrolean Unterinntal. The fortress is situated above the city and it is a very impressing building which exists since the 11th century.