Ravelin

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A ravelin is a triangular defensive structure situated in front the inner works of the fortress, normally on the other side of a moat. Its purpose was to divide an assault force and protect the curtain walls by means of crossfire. These triangular structures were placed outside the main enclosure of the fortress.

 

Paco, Hostalric local guide, tells you about one of the sites of Hostalric's Castle: the ravelin. Do you want to know about it? Visit us, Paco is waiting for you to personally accompany you to get to know Hostalric castle!