Belgrade (15th century)

Belgrade (15th century)

The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.

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Nándorfehérvár, chain of border forts, castle, stone castle, citadel, Belgrade, Danube, Sava, navy port, defence, fortress

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