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    Fort Bourtange, village of Bourtange, Groningen,Netherlands

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    • Pedro Alexandre

      Fortress of Bourtange, Netherlands. Fort Bourtange is a star fort in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. It was built in 1593 under the orders of William the Silent. Its original purpose was to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen, which was controlled by the Spaniards during the time of the Eighty Years' War. Follow AmiPlanet on pinterest.com/AmiPlanet/

    • Iconofile

      16th century star fortress Bourtange, Groningen - Netherlands - also follows the Renaissance model of Filarete

    • Nalowa Malafa

      Fortress of Bourtange - Groningen, the Netherlands. Originally built during the 80 Years War, the star fort is now an open-air museum.

    • Azra

      About 32 kilometers northeast of Emmen is Fort Bourtange, a star fort in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. This uniquely shaped fort was built during the Eighty Years War (1568-1648...

    • Kita Inoru

      Fort Bourtange, Netherlands, found via The World Geography - "Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. It was built in 1593. Its original purpose was to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. After experiencing its final battle in 1672, the Fort continued to serve in the defensive network on the German border until it was finally given up in 1851 and converted into a village."

    • Nathalie Delaney

      Fort Bourtange is a star fort in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, The Netherlands

    • Sharon De Vries

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    • Char ♥

      Travel somewhere great! This place has just made my bucket list.

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