Minden Fortress Fortifications images

Images gallery of Minden Fortress Fortifications as heritage and historical places, clockwise from the north.

Top view on the reduit of A Fort of Minden Fortress

A Fort

A Fort was built around 1849 as the polygonal fort, located on the northern side of Minden Fortress on the right bank of Weser River. The fort had the purpose to protect of the Cologne-Minden railway line. Only horseshoe-shaped reduit has been preserved from the fort. Side windows in the original fort were missing. Discover A Fort.

Gorge view on the reduit of B Fort of Minden Fortress

B Fort

B Fort was built around 1849 as the polygonal fort, located on the central side of Minden Fortress on the right bank of Weser River. The fort had the purpose to protect of the Cologne-Minden railway line. Only horseshoe-shaped reduit has been preserved from the fort. Discover B Fort.

Flank view on the gate and bridge to C Fort of Minden Fortress

C Fort

C Fort was built in 1847 as the polygonal fort, located on the southern side of Minden Fortress on the right bank of Weser River. The fort had the purpose to protect of the Cologne-Minden railway line. C Fort has been largely restored and has an excellent representation of the structure of similar forts. Discover C Fort.

Flank view on Reserve Hospital of Minden Fortress

Reserve Hospital

Reserve Hospital was built around 1832 as the two-story fortified house of Minden Fortress, located eastern side on the left bank of Weser River. Discover Reserve Hospital.

Flank view on Defensive Barracks of Minden Fortress

Defensive Barracks

Defensive Barracks was built around 1832 as the two-story fortified house of Minden Fortress, located eastern side on the left bank of Weser River. Discover Defensive Barracks.

Flank view on Provisions Depot of Minden Fortress

Provisions Depot

Provisions Depot was built around 1836 as the supply depot and the four-story fortified house of Minden Fortress, located central site on the left bank of Weser River. The depot was built in Neo-Romanesque style and has an area of 3360 square meters. Discover Provisions Depot.

Flank view on Fishing Town Defensive Wall of Minden Fortress

Fishing Town Defensive Wall

Fishing Town Defensive Wall was built around 1830 as the defensive wall, located on the northwestern side of Minden Fortress, located from north to south on the northeastern side on the left bank of Weser River. The wall had many fortified artillery positions. Discover Fishing Town Defensive Wall.

Flank view on III Casemate of Minden Fortress

III Casemate

III Casemate was built around 1851 as the coastal artillery casemate of Minden Fortress, located Minden Harbour on the right bank of Weser River. Discover III Casemate.