Fort, Star Fortification, Fort Bourtange

Fort, Star Fortification, Fort Bourtange

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This is a star fortification built in 1500's in the Groningen province of the Netherlands. It was originally built during the eighty years war when Germany wanted to control the only road going through the town. The fort and its interior village were a separate town until 1822 when it was merged with a neihboring town. In 1960 the living conditions deteriorated and the fort was restored into a living history mueseum. #basion #big #brick #bridge #castle #cool #fort #fortress #gate #house #keep #moat #powerful #star #wall
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