Dezna is a locality situated in Arad county, with a population of 743 inhabitants.

Dezna

Dezna Fortress

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GPS Coordinates:
46,40840 N, 22,25291 E

The fortress of Dezna from the XIII century is situated on the Ozoiu hill. It was part of the Transylvania's western security. After Ineu felt into the Turk's and (1566) the fortress of Dezna was strengthened: it was built the bastion from the north-eastern part, parallel walls made of stone.

It was occupied by the Turks in 1574 and retaken by the Transylvanians in 1596. The year 1658 had taken a new Turks occupy after what the fortress disappeared as fortification as a result of a probable explosion. There still remained three walls, the contour of the interior yard and fragments of the fortification of the fortress.

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