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The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.
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The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.
This stunning castle is situated in northern Croatia.
The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history, widespread both on land and water.
The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.
Located close to Osaka, the Japanese castle is also called the White Heron because of its white exterior.
Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
Napoleon Bonaparte´s Grande Armée was considered invincible.
Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military commanders in history.
The palace and park complex is Hungary´s grandest Rococo edifice, often called the ´Hungarian Versailles´.
Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.
Learning about the geographic location, capitals and flags of the world´s countries through exercises in three levels of difficulty.