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Castles, Forts and Citadels

Defence of home or possession has been a paramount concern of mankind throughout history. Here are fifty different countries - one castle, fort, citadel or mighty wall built for defence for each one. Some are almost as old as time, others hold a place in their country's hearts, two are a rich man's indulgence. What a story each one has to tell.
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Citadel of Aleppo, Syria
Citadel of Aleppo, Syria
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Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
3
The Kremlin
The Kremlin
4
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
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5
The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
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Chateau De Josselin
Chateau De Josselin
7
Van Fortress, Turkey
Van Fortress, Turkey
8
Castelo De Sao Jorge in Lisbon, Portugal
Castelo De Sao Jorge in Lisbon, Portugal
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Castel Sant'angelo, Rome, Italy
Castel Sant'angelo, Rome, Italy
10
Red Fort, Agra
Red Fort, Agra
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Alhambra
Alhambra
12
Gripsholm Castle, Sweden
Gripsholm Castle, Sweden
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13
Bratislava Castle, Slovakia
Bratislava Castle, Slovakia
14
Blarney Castle, Cork, Ireland
Blarney Castle, Cork, Ireland
15
Fortress of Minceta, Dubrovnik
Fortress of Minceta, Dubrovnik
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Kasbah of Tangier, Morocco
Kasbah of Tangier, Morocco
17
Jordan Desert Castles
Jordan Desert Castles
18
Ch√Ęteau Saint-Gilles, Tripoli, Lebanon
Château Saint-Gilles, Tripoli, Lebanon
19
Mycenae, Greece
Mycenae, Greece
20
Hohensalzburg Castle Salzburg, Austria
Hohensalzburg Castle Salzburg, Austria
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21
Predjama Castle, Slovenia
Predjama Castle, Slovenia
22
Belgrade Fortress
Belgrade Fortress
23
Ark, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Ark, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Toompea
Toompea
25
Castle Cornet, Guernsey, UK
Castle Cornet, Guernsey, UK
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Gondar, Ethiopia
Gondar, Ethiopia
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Suomenlinna Fortresses, Finland
Suomenlinna Fortresses, Finland
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Brest Fortress, Belarus
Brest Fortress, Belarus
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29
Cairo Citadel
Cairo Citadel
30
Tripoli Castle
Tripoli Castle
31
Chapultepec Castle - Mexico
Chapultepec Castle - Mexico
32
Lanarch Castle (Dunedin)
Lanarch Castle (Dunedin)
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Akershus Fortress, Norway
Akershus Fortress, Norway
34
Kotor City Walls, Montenegro
Kotor City Walls, Montenegro
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Buda Castle
Buda Castle
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Kronborg Castle, Denmark
Kronborg Castle, Denmark
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Castell Coch, Wales
Castell Coch, Wales
38
Castillo Del San Salvador, Havana, Cuba
Castillo Del San Salvador, Havana, Cuba
39
Castle of Karim Khan, Shiraz, Iran
Castle of Karim Khan, Shiraz, Iran
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Colditz Castle, Saxony, Germany
Colditz Castle, Saxony, Germany
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