Bulwarked Frontier Fortifications
Bulwarked Frontier Fortifications is part of the Tentative list of Spain in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Bulwarked Frontier Fortifications comprise eight fortified towns and military fortresses in the border area with Portugal and France. The fortifications were constructed in the period between the beginning of the 16th century to the end of the 18th century. Major components of these fortifications were built in response to advances in military technology and the increased use of artillery during this period.
Map of Bulwarked Frontier FortificationsLoad map
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Includes former TWHS Ciudad Rodrigo - Historic Ensemble (1995)
1998 Added to Tentative List
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