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Bunkertours
Featuring underground military installations in Britain and France.
http://www.bunkertours.co.uk/

Chester: A Virtual Stroll Around the Walls
Steve Howe of the Black and White Picture Place provides a guide around the Roman and medieval city wall. Map, modern and archival images with description and history, including quotations from primary sources.
http://www.chesterwalls.info/

Crownhill Fort
History, plan and visitor information for this Victorian fortress outside Plymouth, UK, from the official site. Restored and owned by the Landmark Trust.
http://www.crownhillfort.co.uk/

Fort McHenry, Baltimore, United States
Built 1794-1803 on a five-pointed star plan. Description and photographs from National Park Service Baltimore Travel Itinerary.
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/baltimore/b1.htm

Fort Siloso
The story of the sole restored coastal artillery fort from Fortress Singapore, 1874 to the present.
http://www.fortsiloso.com/

Fort Ticonderoga
Historic tourist attraction located in Ticonderoga, New York. Offers tours, historic galleries, walking trails and gardens for visitors.
http://www.fortticonderoga.org/

Fort Wiki
Dedicated to documenting historical forts, camps and stations that provided security and protection for the United States and Canada.
http://fortwiki.com/

Fortifications of Belarus
History of fortifications of Belarus
http://www.fortressby.com/index.php?lang=english

Kronstadt fortress
Guide in St. Petersburg, where a special portal is dedicated to the history and the present.
http://www.visit-saint-petersburg.ru/kronstadt-fortress/

Medieval Fortifications
Expandable thumbnail images of Aigues-Mortes, Carcassonne and Pierrefonds in France from Jeffrey Howe's Digital Archive of Architecture.
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/medieval_fort.html

Northern Fortress
Fortresses of northwest Russia and Finland. Photographs, maps, histories, and personal observations.
http://www.nortfort.ru/

Parks Canada: Fortress of Louisbourg
History, description, images and visitor information for the reconstructed 18th-century fortified town.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/louisbourg/index.aspx

Stephen Wyley's Fortification Pages
Provides introductions with bibliographies to military architecture, siege warfare, castles and Anglo-Saxon burhs. Images and information on sites including Constantinople, Masada, Shiro and Ankara.
http://www.angelfire.com/wy/svenskildbiter/index.html

The Alhambra of Granada
Information on the Alhambra including tours and opening hours.
http://en.alhambraonline.com/

The Fortress of Neuf-Brisach, France
Illustrated description from an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, of the fortress town constructed 1698-1720, designed by Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban.
http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2000/baroque/indepth6.htm

The medieval fortified town of Aigues Mortes
Fortified town in the South of France with its original 13th century walls and towers, built by King Louis IX.
http://languedoc-france.info/030416_aiguesmortes.htm

U.S. Forting
A Blog detailing visits to historical military fortifications in the United States.
http://usforting.com/

Wilton Castle
The romantic ruins of a restored castle and manor house.
http://www.wiltoncastle.eclipse.co.uk/