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16th
Jan 2017
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http://www.wellknownplaces.com/negombo-fort-a-stronghold-through-rivers-of-time.html

Cradled amidst the numerous Negombo hotels is the Negombo Prison, a well-fortified structure that seemed to be stronger than strictly necessary. This is because the current prison is, in fact, the remnants of Negombo Fort,...

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15th
Jan 2017
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http://www.wellknownplaces.com/sigiriya-lion-rock-fortress-visit-the-breath-taking-sigiriya-lion-rock-fortress-of-sri-lanka.html

The tropical island of Sri Lanka contains thousands of years’ worth of history, even boasting incredibly advanced civilizations that have existed roughly two thousand years ago. One of the most compelling instances of this is...

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20th
Dec 2016
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http://www.wellknownplaces.com/punakha-dzong-the-enchanting-ancient-administrative-centre-of-bhutan.html

What’s a Dzong? Interestingly, Dzong is a unique type of architecture which resembles a fortress. The Dzongs were built to serve purposes of an administrative capital, to house the clergy and as garrisons during times...

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