Travel Photography Photos tagged as forts
The audience chamber where the legendary peacock throne was before the invading Persians under Nader Shah carted it away.
An abandoned Mughlai capital near Agra, due to water problems after the huge city was built in the middle of nowhere. It has a ghost town feel to it with the quietly imposing red sandstone arches, walls, and Islamic-influenced minarets.
Facing west towards Lahore in Pakistan
in one of the quieter spots around the huge palace complex with its stunning white marble buildings within the walls of the fort
The huge archway leads to an indoor,covered plaza wherebmerchants displayed their wares and ladies of the royal family shopped without leaving the huge sandstone fort centuries ago. The fort holds the royal residences, throne room, audience halls, stunning gardens and smaller summer palaces, and private, exquisite prayer chambers.
Delhi's imposing red fort
This is an old, civil war era coastal fortification. It is in worse shape then many we've seen.
This is a civil war/WW I era coastal fortification. It is directly across the channel from Fort Baldwin, where they found the location of the original Popham Colony.
Reconstructed siege machines
Viewed from the road below
Some old military equipment is on display at the fort, especially near the Museum, including this searchlight. It was used during WWII to look for enemy aircraft at night.