Kapitány torony / Captain tower

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A Kapitány torony, Bihács Óvárosának, egykor falakkal védett alsó negyedében, az Una folyó bal partján található és 1205 körül építették. A néphagyomány szerint, a Kapitány torony, illetve Bihács falai mentették meg IV. Béla magyar király életét az őt, a város faláig üldöző gyors tatár lovasoktól. A hálájának jeléül, IV. Béla király szabadságjogokat adományozott a városnak, s elrendelte, hogy a torony falába egy őt jelképező szimbólumot, egy fekete hollót faragjanak. Ám a tornyon ma látható faragvány - vagy a kőfaragó hozzá nem értése miatt, vagy nem tudott másmilyen hollót faragni - inkább egy pelikánra hasonlít. Az is lehet, hogy a faragványt egy másik helyről hozták ide és utólag falazták be, s csak ráfogják, hogy ez egy IV. Bélát szimbolizáló holló.

Tower Captain was built around 1205. It is located on the left side of the river Una in the oldest part of Bihács which earlier was protected by walls. According to folk tradition Tower Captain and city Bihács saved the life of King béla IV from Tartar riders. As a sign of his gratefulness King Béla awarded the town with franchise.

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Comments (374)

RNLatvian on October 17, 2013

A very beautiful picture! Like! Greetings!

Elemér NO VIEWS on October 17, 2013

Hí RNLatvian!

Thank you for your great praises and the Like vote.

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Greetings from Hungary, Elemér

tu andy on February 5, 2014

Beautiful place and very interesting architecture. YsL 185. Best wishes,
andy

Elemér NO VIEWS on February 8, 2014

Hi Andy! Thank you very much for your kindly comments and visit. Thank you for your votes L&F!

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Lud Mila on May 14, 2014

Nice shot. like!

Best wishes & thank you very much for your visit/

LudMila

Elemér NO VIEWS on May 14, 2014

Greetings, LudMila, and thank you for your visit and praise. I'm glad you Like my photo.

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Greetings, Elemér

nunila77 merche on May 15, 2014

Bella imagen. LIKE. Saludos desde Madrid.

Elemér NO VIEWS on May 15, 2014

Muchas gracias nunila77, me alegra que te haya gustado.

Saludos, Elemér

Nelsachi on August 15, 2014

WOW! CONGRATULATIONS! Mr. Elemér!

Beautiful Tower...!!!

Magnificent View...!!!

Great Shot...!!!

I LIKE N° 189

Greetings and My Best Wishes From Caracas - Venezuela...!!!

Have a Nice Day…!!!

Nelsachi

Elemér NO VIEWS on August 15, 2014

Thank you Nelsachi, for your visit and nice compliment & Like! I appreciate it!

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Greetings, Elemér

Anand Singh on May 3

Beautiful tower, excellent shot

Like 190 + Fav 18

Greetings from India, Anand

Elemér NO VIEWS on May 3

Hi Anand!

Thank you very much for your kindly comments and visit. Thank you for your votes L&F!

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PANORAMIO FOREVER!!! Like + Favorite.

Saludos, Carmeta.

Elemér NO VIEWS on August 5

Hí Carmeta!

Thank you for your votes L&F!

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Greetings Elemér

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  • Uploaded on September 1, 2012
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    by Elemér NO VIEWS
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix S5600
    • Taken on 2012/07/21 05:08:55
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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