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Old April 29th, 2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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Walled towns and cities

Hello everyone!

I'm starting a new job that shows to you the most perfect example of fortified cities and towns around Europe (and why not other continents?). So make yourself comfortable to help me here, but please, 5 pics per post is enough, sure?!

Let's begin...
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Old April 29th, 2013, 10:51 PM   #2
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Briançon, France

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The moat wall por meowycat214, no Flickr

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100_1244 por Naetis, no Flickr
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Old April 29th, 2013, 11:04 PM   #3
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Monemvasia, Greece

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Monemvasia por dwain, no Flickr

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Old April 29th, 2013, 11:06 PM   #4
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Dubrovnik, Croatia


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Old April 29th, 2013, 11:20 PM   #6
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Montefabbri, Italy

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Montefabbri (PU) por Andrea_Federici, no Flickr

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Monte Fabbri, Italy - 22 giugno 2010 por cepatri55, no Flickr

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Montefabbri (Frazione di Colbordolo) por Adi Vastano, no Flickr

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Granville, France

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Granville, chemin du bord de la falaise por Roche Sylvain, no Flickr

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Old April 30th, 2013, 06:34 PM   #8
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Carcassonne, France.The fortification consists of a double ring of ramparts and 53 towers.


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Old May 1st, 2013, 08:15 PM   #9
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Nice Thread!

Some pictures from Bautzen in Sachsen/Saxony

panorama picture seen from the Friedensbrücke with the two towers of the Alte Wasserkunst and the Michaeliskiche in the middle

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...jpg?uselang=de

in detail

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...rzeichen_1.JPG

another panorama with the Mönchsbastei in the middle and the Wasserturm on the left side

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...jpg?uselang=de

the Ortenburg

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Reichenturm

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Lauenturm

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Wendischer Turm

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...r_Turm_100.JPG
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Morella, Spain


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http://www.morellaturistica.com/ver/...--Morella.html


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avila , in central spain http://buloia.blogspot.com.es/2012/0...-de-avila.html


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lucca , italy http://atravesdelacultura.blogspot.c...murallada.html
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ciudad rodrigo , in central spain http://www.caballospreyah.blogspot.com.es/


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and near ciudad rodrigo but in portugal
almeida


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and in south france , a small village : larressingle http://www.villalahire.com/francais/...rressingle.htm

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another small one in central france


la couvertoirade http://viajeaeuropa2013.blogspot.com...stel-esta.html
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Nice initiative Silano
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Alba Iulia (the old town) ,Romania:


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If you put modern fortifications here, this thread should change It's name.
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