One of the oldest towns in France, Senlis is the house of several museums. Ancient walls and Medieval towers are a testimony of its historical importance .
Venetian possession, Parga came under Turkish rule in 1452 for two years. Conquered by French in 1797, in 1815 it is under the British protection for two years, before the Sublime Porte gains control of the area. From 1913 it is part of Greece.
Preikestolen (Preacher’s Pulpit) is a great Norwegian tourist destination. The scenery is breathtaking
In 1241-1142, during the Mongol invasion of Europe, Burg Güssing was one of the few Hungarian castles that resisted. Restored in 1957 and in 1982-2000 period, the castle regains its Medieval splendor.
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Tagged Batthyány, Burg Güssing, castle, Grafen, Kysak, Kőszeg, medieval, medieval castle, Német-Újvár, Németújvár, Novigrad, Südburgenland, Zickenbach |
Clerval fortress suffered heavy destructions in 1474 from the Swiss army and in the early Eighteenth Century the fortifications were demolished.The mountain is called Montfort and the river is Doubs.
Peak District National Park is the first national park created in the United Kingdom. It is located mostly in Derbyshire.
Crotone has a rich history, being an Ancient big Greek colony, an Roman settlement, Byzantine city, Norman conquest, then part of Kingdom of Naples and finally integrated in Modern Italy.
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Tagged Achaean colony, City, comune, Crotona, Cutroni, Esaro, Ionian Sea, Κρότων, Magna Grecia, mar Ionio, province capital, sea, sea town |