Costești-Cetățuie Dacian fortress

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Costești-Cetățuie Dacian fortress

Costeşti-Cetăţuie was a Dacian fortified town. According to the UNESCO site: “Costeşti-Cetăţuie, a small plateau on a hill overlooking the left bank of the river Apa Oraşului, was terraced to form a strong fortress. Its fortifications were laid out in three concentric bands, erected in successive stages of the fortress’s life. The ramparts are constructed from stone, wood and rammed earth, a different technique being used for each enceinte. A number of towers survive.”

Coordinates: 45.680189°N 23.154285°E
Altitude: 514 m (1,686 ft)
Place name: Cetățuie
Town: Costești
County : Hunedoara
Country: Romania
Reference:
RO-LMI HD-I-s-A-03177 [1] RO-RAN 90379.01
UNESCO 906

Virtual tour courtesy of http://muzeu.geomatic.ro/virtual_en.htm.
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Costești-Cetățuie Dacian fortress

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Costești-Cetățuie Dacian fortress 45.680100, 23.154416 Costești-Cetățuie Dacian fortressCosteşti-Cetăţuie was a Dacian fortified town. According to the UNESCO site: \"Costeşti-Cetăţuie, a small plateau on a hill overlooking the left bank of the river Apa Oraşului, was terraced to form a strong fortress. Its fortifications were laid out in three concentric bands, erected in successive stages of the fortress\'s life. The ramparts are constructed from stone, wood and rammed earth, a different technique being used for each enceinte. A number of towers survive.\"Coordinates: 45.680189°N 23.154285°EAltitude: 514 m (1,686 ft)Place name: CetățuieTown: CosteștiCounty : HunedoaraCountry: RomaniaReference:RO-LMI HD-I-s-A-03177 [1]RO-RAN 90379.01More...

 

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