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defensive fort

Martello towers are small defensive forts has historical importance build during the 19th... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
meena1981
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Bokaro Steel City, India
Red coloured tower

Not much a sight seeing actually. It was a red tower, not very tall, and a winding staircase all... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
stantp1916
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Farakka, India
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26 Feb 2018
“defensive fort”
19 Jul 2017
“Red coloured tower”
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Near Siddhu Kanhu Park, Pakur, India
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Martello towers are small defensive forts has historical importance build during the 19th century.They stand up to 40 feet high.The round structure and thick walls of solid masonry made them resistant to cannon fire, while their height made them an ideal platform for a single...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not much a sight seeing actually. It was a red tower, not very tall, and a winding staircase all the way upto the tower top with small windows on the way. You can get a view of the adjoining areas from the tower top.

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Reviewed 13 May 2015

Perhaps one of the more famous historical structure of Pakur town, it was built (some claim within a night) to fend of Santhal rebellion during 1857 by the British colonialists. Not the best pieces of architecture though, it's a concrete upright tower with room for...More

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