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This magnificent star fort was built 1763–1792 in Portugal

Portugal: 16 June 2022: This magnificent star fort was built 1763–1792 in Portugal . The Nossa Senhora da Graça Fort, officially Conde de Lippe Fort and known historically as La Lippe, is a fort in the village of Alcáçova, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the town of Elvas in the Portalegre District of Portugal.
It served as a successful defensive fort for centuries. It was subsequently used as a military prison, but by 2014 the site was in a near ruinous condition and awaited transfer to the Municipality of Elvas for restoration. The necessary work on the infrastructure was completed in September 2015 with the aim of turning the fort into a functional museum.
It is now a popular tourist destination.

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