The castle or fortress has been seen as a defended space since medieval times and, therefore, can be taken to represent the protected feminine. Its connection with the great mother and her attribute of wisdom arises from this concept.
(Castle; Citadel; Stronghold) A fortress in a dream means obliterating something from its roots or eliminating one’s trouble.
A fortress in a dream also represents a positive power that eliminates negative forces, or it could represent good verses evil. Entering a fortress in a dream also could mean growing in piety or developing ascetic detachment. Seeing a distant fortress in a dream means travelling from one place to another and gaining fame. Taking refuge in a fortress in a dream means victory.
A fortress in a dream also means repenting from one’s sins, or it could represent a great person.
To conquer and capture a fortress in a dream means deflowering a virgin girl. (Also see Castle; Citadel)
Symbol: A fortress is a svmbol of security and safety.
Vision: Living in a fortress: vou are satisfied with your present situation. Do vou have a need for more safety? Do vou need to protect yourself against the outside world? Seeing a fortress: a sense of adventure has been kindled. Standing in front of a fortress with the gates locked: your plans or actions will be met with resistance.
Depth Psychology: A fortress is a place of protection; for some, it might represent danger. Are you self-absorbed? Have you withdrawn from others? Do you feel comfortable in this fortress? Are the windows and doors closed? See Castle, House, Palace, Rock.