A tower house is a particular type of stone structure, built for defensive purposes as well as habitation.
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- Benedictine Convent of St. John: the oldest towerhouse in the Alps (from the 10th century) Link
- Berat and Gjirokastra: Typical houses consist of a tall stone block structure which can be up to five stories high (kule at Gjirokastra)
- Florence Link
- Historic Jeddah
- Kaiping Diaolou
- Koutammakou: Takienta tower houses
- Mesa Verde: Square Tower House
- Regensburg: Ca. 40 patrician houses
- Rila Monastery: Hrelyo's Tower, built in 1334-5 by protosebastos Hrelja in the courtyard of the Rila Monastery, is a pre-Ottoman example of an autonomous tower that served residential as well as defensive purposes (wiki)
- San Gimignano
- Um er-Rasas: stylites
- Upper Svaneti
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