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February 2016; Total 46 photos; Where is it?

 
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The largest fortress in Central Europe
Old Fort building started in 1546 on the older fortifications, New Fort was built starting in 1658.

NEC ARTE NEC MARTE (Not by trick, not by force)
 
Motorizovaná rota
Motorizovaná rota

Old Fortress
Stará pevnos / Starý hrad / Öregvár
The oldest part, built on yet older foundations, on the tip of the confluence of Váh and Danube rivers. Originally completely surrounded by water.
 
Ferdinand's Gate - main entrance to the Old Fortress. Originally accessible by a bridge over moat.
Ferdinand's Gate - main entrance to the Old Fortress. Originally accessible by a bridge over moat.

 
By the walls of Old Fortress
By the walls of Old Fortress

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42791

 
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Salted cucumbers
Salted cucumbers

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42797

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42798

 
This gargoyle is surely not as ornamental as the ones on St. Vitus Cathedral, but I doubt that the soldiers of various armies, who lived here during the centuries, ever complained.
This gargoyle is surely not as ornamental as the ones on St. Vitus Cathedral, but I doubt that the soldiers of various armies, who lived here during the centuries, ever complained.

 
Catacombs underneath the walls of the Old Fortress
Catacombs underneath the walls of the Old Fortress

New Fortress
Nová pevnos / Nový hrad / Újvár
The larger pert of the central fortres of Komárno.
 
Main "buzerplac" is well over 2 acres in size
Main "buzerplac" is well over 2 acres in size

 
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Half of a part of the long hallway
Half of a part of the long hallway

 
Берёзки - left by the last occupants
Берёзки - left by the last occupants

 
The hallway in the barracks is the longest in Europe - over 500 meters
The hallway in the barracks is the longest in Europe - over 500 meters

 
This part is being renovated
This part is being renovated

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42800


Officers' Pavilion
 
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Mirroring amphitheater seamlessly incorporated into the court of Officers' Pavilion
Mirroring amphitheater seamlessly incorporated into the court of Officers' Pavilion


 
Halászlé
Halászlé

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42801

 
Mistletoe
Mistletoe


Komárom
three forts on the right bank of Danube
Fort Monostori
Monostori Erőd
 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42817

 
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Komárno / Komárom picture 42837

 
External exposition
External exposition

 
Danube bastion
Danube bastion

 
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Fort Igmánd
Igmándi Erőd
 
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Star Fort (Fort Csillag)
Csillagerőd
 
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Danube
...and a bit of Váh
 
The huge main fort on the other bank is virtually invisible
The huge main fort on the other bank is virtually invisible

 
Confluence of Váh and Danube
Confluence of Váh and Danube

 
Flock of cormorants was hunting in Danube waters
Flock of cormorants was hunting in Danube waters

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42855

 
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Palatin line fortification
 
Bastion II
Bastion II

 
Bastions III and IV are used to store building materials
Bastions III and IV are used to store building materials

 
There is a restaurant in Bastion V...
There is a restaurant in Bastion V...

 
...but closed for a retro party
...but closed for a retro party

 
Bastion VI - Lapidarium and Čárda Bašta Restaurant
Bastion VI - Lapidarium and Čárda Bašta Restaurant

 
Komárno / Komárom picture 42834

 
Court inside the bastion
Court inside the bastion

 
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