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 Jurisics Castle

Jurisics Castle

In 1532, Miklós Jurisics and 450 Hungarian soldiers held off a 30,000-strong Ottoman force for 25 days. They subsequently abandoned their stand but returned the following year to retake the castle with Austrian help.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/125s f/6.3 at 44.0mm iso320 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Betty Vlasiu05-Jan-2012 06:55
Great work, nice shot !
Pieter Bos04-Jan-2012 20:17
Very nice image, good compo! ~V