Sunday, March 10, 2013

* CASTLES AROUND THE WORLD *
 

AFRICA


CEUTA (Spain)


Murallas Reales/Portuguese defense walls










 






Fortaleza del Hacho

Fuerte Neomedieval






GUINEA-BISSAU
 

Bissau
Fortress São José da Amura - XVII century, built by the Portuguese





 

















MOROCCO


Ait-Ben-Haddou (UNESCO)
 


Ait Youl
 


Amerhidil
 


Azemmour
Former "Azamor", name given by Portugal.



Casablanca
Name given by Portugal, former "Anfa". XVI century, fortress built by the portuguese.


Essaouira (Unesco)
Former "Mogador", name given by Portugal. XVI century, built by the portuguese

















 


Meknès (Unesco)



Ouarzazate 


Rabat
Kasbah of the Udayas (Unesco tentative list)


Safi

Former "Safim", name given by Portugal. Fortress Graciosa - XV century, built by the Portuguese

























Taliouine


Trafaout


York castle (Tanger)




MOZAMBIQUE

Fortress of Maputo (former Lourenço Marques) from the XVIII century. First structure made by the Dutch, was destroyed by the British. The Austrians rebuilt it but was conquered later by the Portuguese.
















AMERICA



Brazil

Fortaleza de São Lourenço (Bahia)


Forte de Santo António da Barra (Bahia), built on the XVI century by the Portuguese.


Canada

Casa Loma (Toronto)



Dundurn castle (Ontario)



Frontenac (Québec) - late 19Th/early 20th centuries


Curaçao

Puerto Rico
Fort San Cristóbal, built by the Spanish




USA

Smithsonian Castle



ASIA



INDIA

Fortaleza dos Reis Magos de Goa/Fortaleza de Bardez



ISRAEL
 

David's Tower (Jerusalem) - citadel near Jaffa Gate entrance to the old city.


















































JAPAN


Nijo Castle (UNESCO)

Himeji Castle (Unesco)



Inuyama Castle





OCEANIA





UNKNOWN







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