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  Mahakan Fort

 

Thailand

Mahakan Fort, known in Thai as Pom Maha Kaan, is a three-storey, octagonal shaped fort, at the edge of Rattanakosin.

 

It is 38 meters wide, 35 meters high, and is surrounded by a 4,9 meter high wall. It has a two-tiered, cone-shaped roof, which is said to look like an inverted lotus leaf. There are a total of 6 canons in the battlement cavities.

 

  Mahakan Fort