Monday, November 16, 2015

The Three Bastions

Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno
We are going on with the view from the Mastio of the Fortezza Vecchia: here is the first of its the three bastions, the Capitana, badly damaged by a huge explosion during the war. On the left we can see the church of San Ferdinando, in the middle there is what I have called the Isthmus of Crocetta, and on the right the church of Santa Caterina.
Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno
Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno
Still on the land side of the fortress we have the Ampolletta bastion. On the right, with a view on the Porto Mediceo, the Canaviglia bastion, with on top the Palazzo di Francesco.

View from the Mastio

See also: Fortezza Vecchia - Piazza dei Grani - Scalo Regio - Porta del Duca - Cortile d'Arme - Capitana - Ampolletta - Molo del Soccorso - Canaviglia - Palazzo di Francesco - Mastio di Matilde - From the Top
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15 comments:

Revrunner said...

And palm trees, VP. There are palm trees in that first photo. :-)

Michelle said...

I love the view in that first photo. Such history in that shot.

Luis Gomez said...

Love these shots VP.

Sharon Anck said...

There is quite a view from up there. I love seeing the mountains in the background.

Karl Demetz said...

Beautiful and interesting views, VP !

Stefan Jansson said...

A classic view.

Arianna said...

Splendide visuali! Ciao, Arianna

Tanya Breese said...

beautiful views...i love the ruins...

Lowell said...

This is a really cool series looking down from above. So much history!

William Kendall said...

What pretty views!

RedPat said...

A view you can study for ages!

Dina said...

Nice! It always helps to see things from above.

Marleen said...

I like it how all the roofs have the same colour.

cieldequimper said...

Ahhhh! I'm happy that we're seeing more!

EG CameraGirl said...

So much damage happens during war. I'm pleased to see that much has survived though!