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This stunning castle is situated in northern Croatia.
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The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
The Hussites mastered the use of war wagons in the 15th century.
Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.
The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.
Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and beautiful location.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.
A triangular earth fortification, used by the leader of one of the old Hungarian tribes at the time of the Hungarian conquest.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.
The characteristic ancient Greek statue was found on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea.
One of the Croatian sculptor's most famous works depicts a woman wearing a traditional costume.