Fort Monostor

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Fort Monostor

Fort Monostor (Hungarian: Monostori Erőd) (also referred to as Fort Sandberg) is a fort is situated close to the city of Komárom, Hungary. It was built between 1850 and 1871.[1] After World War II the Soviets built the biggest ammunition storage in the Fortress of Monostor. Thousands of wagons of ammunition were forwarded from the strictly guarded objects.[2] One of a series of forts in the area, Monostor is open to the public as a museum.[3] It also hosts Europe Gate, a sculpture made of light-transmitting concrete[4].

See also[edit]

Komárom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bizubova, Maria et al. The Slovak-Austrian-Hungarian Danubeland, p.278 (2nd ed. 2001) (ISBN 978-0865165281)
  2. ^ (19 June 2007). Búcsú a szovjetektől: csak a rom maradt Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine., Stop.hu (in Hungarian), Retrieved November 24, 2010
  3. ^ (8 March 2007). Komárom- One City In Two Countries, funzine.hu, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  4. ^ https://www.slideshare.net/abidalimahar52/original-litracon Accessed July 12th, 2018

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Coordinates: 47°45′04″N 18°05′44.5″E / 47.75111°N 18.095694°E / 47.75111; 18.095694