Fortress Pillau, Baltiysk

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  • I, a resident of the city of Baltiysk, constantly writing reviews on places of Western countries, and past monuments to the heroes of the assault, now a noted city of Baltiysk walked past and never wrote their impression and comments. The reason for writing the reviews was the arrival in Paris of my daughter, which I proposed to go on excursions to places of military glory of the heroes assault Noted, during which killed a lot of our soldiers and officers, and which is dedicated to the many monuments. We began with a tour of the main monument of Baltiysk: Fortress Noted that has another name "the Swedish fortress", as the gate of the fortress were laid by the Swedes, a noted temple city Noted in the year 1626. The fortress has the form of a star and is surrounded by a wide moat water filled, and consists of five bastions, each of which has its own name. A century became a noted tidbit for conquerors. During Prussian-Swedish war in 1623 King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden for three hours with his troops completely reoccupied a noted and instructing subordinates to build the fortress, went camping. Then the Polish-Swedish war broke out, and a noted was again under threat. The sequel was a noted history lesson Elizabeth I Prussian territory. During the Franco-Prussian War at the beginning of 19 century French tried to occupy the city, but they were forced to retreat under pressure from the Russian soldiers. Next, during the Swedish-Polish war, Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus appeared off the coast and began a 10-year period, a noted Swedish occupation. ...
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  • Beautiful, interesting, but not get caught (employing troops). You can stand at the entrance and read Wikipedia:)
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  • The fortress built by the Swedes in the 17 century. Around the moat with water, swans. In the military, do not go inside.
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