Forts & Fortresses

Russian citadel, Afghanistan war museum, Termez

Russian citadel, Afghanista ...Russian citadel, Afghanista ...

Vestige of the Russian occupation in Termez...
Pom Phet fortress, Ayutthaya

Pom Phet fortress, AyutthayaPom Phet fortress, Ayutthaya

A vestige of the 12km long city walls and fortresses that protected Ayutthaya in the past...
Authion Fortifications, Turini pass

Authion Fortifications, Tur ...Authion Fortifications, Tur ...

Magnificent mountain landscapes, military vestiges, the complicated history of a region shared between France and Italy.....
Kirkiz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kirkiz Kala, Ancient KhorezmKirkiz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

If you think Ancient Khorezm citadels are a bit a kind of lonely places, get there: Kirkiz kala means "the 40 women citadel"...
Fort de Peccais, Aigues-Mortes

Fort de Peccais, Aigues-MortesFort de Peccais, Aigues-Mortes

An incredible site: the ruins of a 16th century fort, lost in the marshland... Atmosphere guaranteed.
Aiguade Vauban, Bellefontaine, Belle-ile, France

Aiguade Vauban, Bellefontai ...Aiguade Vauban, Bellefontai ...

"Aiguade Vauban" is one of the oldest and most curious buildings on the island!
Koy Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Koy Kala, Ancient KhorezmKoy Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Little fortress at the exit of Kirkiz village boarding to the road leading to the south.
Kul Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kul Kala, Ancient KhorezmKul Kala, Ancient Khorezm

A little fortress perched on the top of a small hill, lost in the desert...
Pomeguet Tower, Marseille Frioul islands

Pomeguet Tower, Marseille F ...Pomeguet Tower, Marseille F ...

A white tower perched on the top of a rocky hill in the middle of the sea: this is the Pomeguet fort...
Tour de Sant'Amanza, Genoese tower, Bonifacio

Tour de Sant'Amanza, Genoes ...Tour de Sant'Amanza, Genoes ...

The ruins of a Genoese tower...
Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / Muhu islands

Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / ...Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / ...

An old Pagan stronghold...
San Juan fort, Santa Cruz, Tenerife

San Juan fort, Santa Cruz,  ...San Juan fort, Santa Cruz, ...

Making contrast with the auditorium, the old Castillo (fort) of San Juan is worth a look for a short visit.
Mount Chaberton fortress, Briançon

Mount Chaberton fortress, B ...Mount Chaberton fortress, B ...

The Tartar Steppe, 3000 m of height!... An impressive Italian fortress at the top of a mountain, with panoramic sight on the southern Alps...
Kyrkyz Kala fortress, Termez

Kyrkyz Kala fortress, TermezKyrkyz Kala fortress, Termez

A very well conserved abandoned fortress...
Kyzyl Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kyzyl Kala, Ancient KhorezmKyzyl Kala, Ancient Khorezm

This little fortress is well preserved, laying not far from the Khorezm ancient capital: Toprak kala.
Batterie des Caurres, Tournoux Fortress, Ubaye valley

Batterie des Caurres, Tourn ...Batterie des Caurres, Tourn ...

This fortress was built from 1843 to 1890 and modified from 1935 to 1939.
Bus de Vela fort, Cadine, Trento

Bus de Vela fort, Cadine, TrentoBus de Vela fort, Cadine, Trento

A little red limestone Austrian fort erected in the middle of a narrow valley controlling the road to Trento...
Museum of Coastal Defence, Hong Kong

Museum of Coastal Defence,  ...Museum of Coastal Defence, ...

For History amateurs, or people who just want to enjoy a nice walk in a park with a fantastic view over the Lei Yue Mun Channel.
Fort de La Pointe, Gros Cerveau, Ollioules, Toulon

Fort de La Pointe, Gros Cer ...Fort de La Pointe, Gros Cer ...

A 19th century battery, with a very nice sight, and a nice walking tour.
Fort de Bouc Citadel, Martigues

Fort de Bouc Citadel, MartiguesFort de Bouc Citadel, Martigues

The fort is almost surrounded by the sea. This is an exceptional site. Built over the sea, the fort is completely white, overlooking the Martigues canal entry...
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