Gwailor’s millennium-old fort

Gwailor’s millennium-old fort

Built on an incredible, inhuman scale, Gwailor’s millennium-old fort towers above the town like the world’s largest sandcastle, stately and utterly dominating everything within its mighty orbit. Some 3 kilometres in length and around 100 metres tall, in a country endowed with some of the world’s finest buildings, the fort is up there with the best of them. Wondering around offers endlessly interesting exploration, with massive sculptures, impressive temples, and a clutch of palaces all vying for your attention. Gwailor’s old town clings to the slopes below the fort, and makes for a great stroll, but your eyes will be constantly drawn upwards, back to the facade of the peerless fort.

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