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Glimmingehus, Skåne, Sweden

 

"Glimmingehus, located in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County in southern Sweden, is the best preserved medieval castle in Scandinavia. It was built 1499-1506, during an era when Scania formed a vital part of Denmark, and contains many defensive arrangements of the era, such as parapets, false doors and dead-end corridors, 'murder-holes' for pouring boiling pitch over the attackers, moats, drawbridges and various other forms of death traps to surprise trespassers and protect the nobles against peasant uprisings. The lower part of the castle's stone walls are 2.4 meters (94 inches) thick and the upper part 1.8 meters (71 inches)."

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glimmingehus

 

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Skeletal Mess

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Climb to the square of the town

Castelnuovo Val di Cecina is a small village of the Metalliferous Hills, located on the furthest reaches of the Maremma open to the Tyrrhenian Sea and the island of Elba. The origins are uncertain, but certainly go back at the age Lombard (VII sec.), When this people drew up new avenues for research of mineral building a series of fortresses sighting and defense along the path that wound from Volterra Massa Marittima.

Puente medieval, de 143 m de longitud y 9 arcos, es de origen románico, posteriormente, en el s.XIV se le dotó de una torre defensiva en la parte central, con saeteras, almenas y matacanes, y cuyo paso era previo pago

From archives - Taken with Fujichrome film 100ASA during the month of July at sunrise.

 

Scanned at 250dpi- No retouching, filters or editing.

Actual results.

 

'Medieval Fog' On Black

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Mittelalterliche Laubengänge in Glurns im Vinschgau.

   

with early industrial shutters

Rheintal Marksburg am frühen Morgen

Mordors Schlote qualmen ......

 

Castle Marksburg is a fortress above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the only medieval castle of the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed. It is one of the principal sites of the UNESCO World Heritage Middle Rhine Valley.

View on a part of the 13th-14th Century Medieval walls of Maastricht, Netherlands.

 

Maastricht developed from a Roman settlement to a Medieval religious centre, a garrison town and an early industrial city. Today, Maastricht is well-regarded as an affluent cultural center. Maastricht boasts 1677 national heritage sites, a number second only to Amsterdam.

 

Wikipedia: Maastricht

 

From the album Pieterpad - Maastricht-Strabeek

This is the medieval city of Lex Baux de Provence in Southern France just after Sunset in the Blue Hour

Saint-Pierre-in-Vallis gallo-roman chapel was built in 1043.

Santillana del Mar, siempre bella; siempre...... medieval.

 

Sacada en compañía de Alfonso tm, Azdoe, Ojancano en un dia de perros.

High tide at Gorey with a full moon, on December 6th 2014

Tallinn old town alley.

NOV-2016

 

Nikon D700 + Sigma 24-70/2.8D DG

Lightroom CC

In Main Square of Santa Pau (Girona)

Medieval Street in Mértola Portugal

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The interior of Exeter Cathedral is as glorious as the exterior. Here is a detail showing the marvelous craftsmanship of the medieval artists who worked for hundreds of years on this massive project. Truly awesome!

Médiévales multi-époques Sully-sur-Loire mai 2017

www.auxportesdeluniversel.fr/

Eguisheim - Alsace - France

 

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The splendor of the Middle Ages

campiglia - Since many archaeological evidence in the municipal area is known to have existed prior appropriations to the Middle Ages. The territory already in Etruscan and Roman settlement is also due to the fact that the area is rich in minerals.Today we still visited the furnaces and mine shafts that the Etruscans exploited in search of metals. Were identified traces of a village of huts VIII-IX, it is in the Middle Ages that the town takes shape. In the eleventh century we have the first evidence of written sources that speak of the urban settlement of Campillia although it is certainly from the middle of the twelfth century, when the historical events influenced the Pisan village, that we start talking more and more of the city.

Sometimes there are those places like Corvin Castle that makes you feel like entering a time capsule.

Expecting to see horses and knights.. witches and demons..

 

In this one I thought to try use my little great LeicaC panoramic program and it did not fail me!

 

I was absent for sometime due to work.

I will try to catch up with everyone soon!

For now I answer all your messages and from tomorrow I will focus on what I have missed from the posts my talented Flickr family makes.

I will visit you all soon.

  

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must seen in View On Black

 

Siena

is a city in the Italian region of Tuscany. The city has a population of about 54,000 inhabitants. Siena began as an Etruscan settlement under Roman power. In the 12th century it became an independent city with its own government. There were traditionally struggles between Siena and Florence during the middle age and the renaissance.

@Wikipedia

part of the medieval fortress town in Crimea

This amazing stained-glass window in St. David's Cathedral, Wales reminded me of the excellence of craftsmanship in Medieval times.

Belvès, cité médiévale aux sept clochers, est située sur un éperon rocheux dominant la vallée de la Nauze. Belvès fut fortifiée au XIème siècle en raison de sa position stratégique.

 

En ce 1er Mai c ' était une belle destination pour célébrer son Anniversaire..

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" Médiéval Music "

 

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Belvès - Dordogne - France.

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