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Posted: July 04, 2008 04:04 pm
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Hello Friends!

I found this topic very interesting, and I read it with great interest. In this july I'm going to spend my holiday in Romania, and visit Bucharest forts. Can You tell me which forts and batteries are quite easy accessible to see them without any problems (guards, fences etc.), and which of them are most interesting to see.

I hope You will be able to answer that questions.

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Posted: October 02, 2008 08:39 am
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Great job guys ! :)
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Posted: March 08, 2009 05:30 pm
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Hello,

I have basically the same request as "DaSk" had last year. I will be spending most of April09 in Bucharest and would like to visit the fortifications surrounding it. Can you please help me and name some forts and batteries which can be easily visited and are in good condition. I do research mainly on Austrian-Hungarian fortifications but this is now a great opportunity to see what was built by Brialmont around Bucharest. The google earth views show fantastic things.
Also, is there any literature available on that topic?

thanks for your help!

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Posted: March 08, 2009 11:15 pm
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Posted: March 09, 2009 03:17 pm
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Please correct me if I am wrong:

-is there a lower level in every battery? I remember that, at one point, the ceiling of a corridor was going down, like I suppose to find some stairs there, and the floor was covered with concrete, newer than the fort itself, like someone wanted to close the acces to something undeneath. I guess it was in battery 3-4.

-I entered one of the square 50cm/50cm tunnels, but this reveiled nothing interesting at that time. No entrances or links to other tunnels.

-I went for a shooting session a long time ago, to a place with following coordinates:
N 44* 25' 04,60''
E 26* 14' 20,32''
check google earth please, I can't see it on the map, but on the ground I remember it was a fort there too. The place used to belong to the army, nowadays, who knows who took it for 2 cents.....

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Posted: March 09, 2009 06:48 pm
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Batery 3-4 had many levels.
It hapened that I talked today with a person who's father had a restaurant just in front of this batery.
It had a chapel and also a cinema.
A long corodor went all the way till Otopeni airfild.
It is posib. that since that coridor (who served as a playgroung to the otopeni's kids) became a potential danger and was closed.
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thanks!

and what about those coordinates?
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