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Fort Bernia Is A Fortress Situated On The Highest Part ( 1128 M . ) Of The Sierr ...

Fort Bernia Is A Fortress Situated On The Highest Part ( 1128 M . ) Of The Sierr ...

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Description: Fort Bernia is a fortress situated on the highest part ( 1128 m . ) of the Sierra de Bernia . It was built in the 17th century on the orders of King Felipe II to prevent possible attacks of the Moors . The point at which the castle was erected is a perfect vantage point from which could be observed the arrival of pirates who were a constant threat to the coastal towns .

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