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The fortification of Antwerp, Belgium. It was build in the 16th century by order of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to protect this major city with its important port during the Dutch Revolt. Most of the constructions were demolished around 1860 due to the expansion of Antwerp.

#16th_century, #19th_century, #belgium, #europe, #netherlands

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