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A bit forgotten

The present fortress was built on the remains of the 14th century fortification built by the... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Massive 16th century fortress

This is a large fortress built on top of an earlier one attached to the town wall. It was built for... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
fjane84
,
Island of Malta, Malta
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16 Oct 2018
“A bit forgotten”
25 May 2017
“Massive 16th century fortress”
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

The present fortress was built on the remains of the 14th century fortification built by the Florentines and destroyed by the local forces twelve yeas later. Cosimo I ordered the construction of the new castle in 1539 based on design by Nanni Unghero. The purpose...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a large fortress built on top of an earlier one attached to the town wall. It was built for Cosimo Medici for the protection of the town. It sustained one siege in 1643. The fortress seems to be largely in tact but is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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