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Cetatea Almașului (RO) - The Almaş Fortress (EN)
  • The Almaş Fortress is situated to the east of the village Almaşu (1500 m), in the Sălaj county, it was built between 1247-1278, being one of the oldest and most powerful medieval fortresses in Transylvania.
  • Dominating the surroundings of the hillside nearby the Almaşu village, the fortress of the same name is intertwined with the history of the places, a fortress that oversaw all the entrances on the Almaș Valley. From the old building, built in the 13th century, remained only a few ruins today.
  • Today, you can see the southwest wall of the donjon (the donjon tower is the best fortified tower of a medieval castle) and the foundations of the annexes.
Cetatea Almașului (RO) - The Almaş Fortress (EN)The Almaş Fortress, Almaşu village, Sălaj county, Romania
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