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Torre di Ligny by klapouch Torre di Ligny by klapouch
Trapani - Sicilia - Italia

"Ligny's Tower"

It was built in 1671 by order of the Captain General of the Kingdom of Sicily Claude Lamoral, Prince de Ligne (Belgium) during the Spanish domination of Sicily, on the rocks that form the continuation of the narrow strip of land of the ancient city, formerly called "Pietra Palazzo" (Stone Palace). It was built to defend the city from the incursions of the Barbary pirates. In 1806 it was made ​​feasible the passage that connected with the land. Up to 1861 the guns were installed on the roof. During World War II it was used by the Navy as an anti-aircraft post.
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tommyboywood Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this is really cool
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klapouch Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013   Photographer
Thanks!
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tommyboywood Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
yeah i don't normally fave photos but this was unusual
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Tignar Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! what a contrast between the water and those lights, really stunning!:la: awesome pic! :squee:
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klapouch Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013   Photographer
Thank you! =)
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