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Petersberg Citadel in Erfurt

Petersberg Citadel in ErfurtThe Petersberg Citadel is a well-preserved city-fortress in the centre of Erfurt. It was hardly destroyed in wars and escaped the demolition in the 19th century. A tour along the old guard’s path provides insights into the fortress architecture and panoramic views of the city’s sights.

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Fortresses Railviews

Fort Franzensfeste in Fortezza

Franzensfeste in Fortezza, Italy

On a local train to Bolzano I passed the former Austrian fort Franzensfeste which is still dominating the rail hub in Fortezza.