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The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.
Szigliget, Castle of Szigliget, castle, stone castle, border fort, Upper Balaton region, eyalet, Lake Balaton, Middle Ages, Hungarian
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
A triangular earth fortification, used by the leader of one of the old Hungarian tribes at the time of the Hungarian conquest.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
One of the most important parts of a medieval castle was the Knights´ hall.
A medieval castle in Hungary, built by King Louis I.
The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.
This stunning castle is situated in northern Croatia.
Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.