Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.
Medieval knights were vassals of feudal lords and fought on horseback in battles.
The devastating defeat of the Hungarians in the battle against the Mongolians was the result of several bad decisions.
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
One of the oldest schools in Hungary, where several renowned Hungarians studied.
The Votive Church of Szeged, located on the Great Plains of Hungary, emerges from the buildings of the city's famous square, while the National Pantheon can...
The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
A wide variety of torture devices were in use in medieval dungeons.
The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
The dreaded warriors of the Mongol Empire helped to make it one of the largest empires in history.
Remnants of Ottoman architecture in Hungary include the Gazi Kasim Pasha Mosque in Pécs and the Minaret of Eger.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.
One of the most important religious military orders, formed in the era of the Crusades.
One of the most important parts of a medieval castle was the Knights´ hall.