Fortress Doemitz        

Doemitz, Germany            
Duke Johann Albrecht of Mecklenburg ordered the construction of a fort "in the Italian style" to protect the southwestern border of Mecklenburg. Fortress Doemitz was built from 1559 to 1565, upon which it controlled crossings of the Elbe river and watched over the Doemitz harbor. In the 18th and 19th centuries it served as a prison.

Today, the fortress has been exhaustively restored, and is absolutely gorgeous. A museum now exists within the fort (including exciting exhibitions in which one can become immersed in the daily work of period housewives and their daughters), which is open to the public.

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