Inside King's tower. 16C (Shlisselburg Fortress "Oreshek")

В 1555 и 1581 годах шведские войска штурмовали крепость, но вынуждены были отступить. В мае 1612 года после девятимесячной осады им удалось захватить Орешек.

Многие защитники погибли от болезней и голода. Завоевав крепость, шведы переименовали ее в Нотебург. В 1686—1697 годах они полностью перестроили Королевскую башню по проекту шведского инженера и фортификатора Эрика Дальберга. Это единственное капитальное сооружение, созданное в период 90-летнего шведского владычества.


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Copyright: Василий Кумаев, Андрей Мишин
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Uploaded: 11/09/2009
Updated: 20/06/2014


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