Photographer's Note

Suceava Fortress was part of the system of fortifications built in Moldova at the end of the fourteenth century when the Ottoman threat occurrence. The medieval fortifications fortified settlements included (royal court, monasteries with high walls and fortresses of strategic importance), for defense, fortified with walls of stone or earth walls with deep trenches.

The fortress was built in the late fourteenth century by Petru I Musat, was fortified in the fifteenth century by Stephen the Great and destroyed in the seventeenth century (1675) of Dumitraşcu Cantacuzino. Currently, Suceava City is in ruin

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Additional Photos by Ovidiu Sotiriu (Schnappilic) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 51 N: 1071] (9692)
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