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Burg Castle (Solingen)

Burg, located in Burg an der Wupper, is the largest reconstructed castle in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and a popular tourist attraction. Its early history is closely linked with the growth of the Duchy of Berg.

                                               

Caernarfon Castle

The Caernarfon castle – often anglicised as Caernarfon castle or Caernarfon castle is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North West Wales caring for Cadw, Welsh governments historic environment service. He was a Motte-and-Bailey castle o ...

                                               

Chateau de Langeais

The château de langeais is a medieval castle in the Indre-et-Loire, France, built on a promontory created by the small valley of the Roumer river at the opening to the Loire Valley. Founded in 992 by Fulk Nerra, count of Anjou, the castle was soo ...

                                               

Loket Castle

The Loket castle is a 12th-century Gothic style castle is about 12 km from Karlovy vary on a massive rock in the town of Loket, Karlovarsky kraj, Czech Republic. It is surrounded on three sides by the river Ohee. Once known as "the impregnable ca ...

                                               

Malbork Castle

The castle of the Teutonic order in Malbork is the 13th-century Teutonic castle and a fortress located near the town of Malbork, Poland. It is the largest castle in the world by area and is a world heritage site by UNESCO. It was originally built ...

                                               

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-bellay is a historical building in the city of Montreuil-bellay, the Department of Maine-et-Loire, France, first built on the site of a Gallo-Roman village high on a hill on the banks of the river Thouet. It is listed as a hi ...

                                               

Nijō Castle

Nijo castle flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan. The castle consists of two concentric rings of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens. The area of the castle is of 275.000 squa ...

                                               

Orlik Castle

The castle Orlik is set in a castle, 500 metres North-East of the village of Orlik nad Vltavou, in the Northern part of the district of Písek South Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. The original position of the castle on the cliff, at a heig ...

                                               

Raglan Castle

Raglan castle is a late medieval castle located just North of the village of Raglan in Monmouthshire, South East Wales. The modern castle dates from between the 15th and early 17th centuries, when the successive ruling families of the Herberts an ...

                                               

Sychrov Castle

The Sychrov castle can be found near the village Sychrov in the Liberec region of the Czech Republic. It is a unique example of Neo-Gothic architecture of the castle from the second half of the 19th century. A large Park surrounds the castle.

                                               

Chateau de Saumur

The château de Saumur, originally built as a castle and later developed into the Chateau, located in the French town of Saumur in Maine-et-Loire. It was built in the 10th century by Theobald I, count of Blois, as a fortified stronghold against th ...

                                               

Harlech Castle

Harlech castle located in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, is a grade II listed medieval fortification built on a cliff close to the Irish sea. It was built by Edward I during his invasion of Wales between 1282 and 1289 at the relatively modest cost of £ ...

                                               

Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard is a ruined medieval castle, located 90 m above the commune of Les Andelys Paris, in the Department Eure, Normandy, France. It is located about 95 km North-West of Paris and 40 km from Rouen. Construction began in 1196 under the ...

                                               

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny is located at Cheverny, in the Loir-and-cher in the Loire Valley in France. This is one of the castles of the Loire valley

                                               

Chateau de Chinon

Castle Chinon castle, located on the banks of the Vienne river, in Chinon, France. It was founded by Theobald I, count of Blois. In the 11th century the castle became the property of the counts of Anjou. In 1156 Henry II of England, member of the ...

                                               

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont is a castle in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-cher, France. The castle was founded in the 10th century by ODO I, count of Blois. After Pierre dAmboise rebelled against Louis XI, the king ordered to destroy the locks. Later in the ...

                                               

Styrum

Styrum was an immediate lordship in the Holy Roman Empire, located in mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It held no dieting and circumvened by the dominance of Broich. The exact date of construction of the castle is unknown. St ...

                                               

Chateau de Valençay

Château de valençay was the residence dEstampes and Talleyrand-périgord families in the commune of valençay, in the Indre in France. Although it is part of the province of berry, its architecture invites comparison with the Renaissance castles in ...

                                               

Trausnitz Castle

Trausnitz castle is a medieval castle situated in Landshut, Bavaria in Germany. It was the home of the Wittelsbach dynasty, and it served as their residence of the Dukes of Lower Bavaria with 1255-1503, and later as place hereditary rulers of the ...

                                               

Schaaken Castle

Schaaken castle is a ruined castle was built by the Teutonic knights in Nekrasovo, Kaliningrad oblast, Russia. It was extensively altered in the 19th century and became a ruin after the Second world war. The first mention of a fortress on the sit ...

                                               

Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry is a large country house located in Villandry, in the département of Indre-et-Loire, France. It is especially known for its beautiful gardens.

                                               

Turku Castle

Turku castle is a medieval building in the city of Turku in Finland. Together with Turku Cathedral, the castle is one of the oldest buildings still in use and the largest surviving medieval building in Finland. It was founded in the late 13th cen ...

                                               

Chateau d'Angers

Danger château is a castle in Angers in the Loire Valley, in the Department of Maine et Loire in France. Founded in the 9th century by the counts of Anjou, it was expanded to its current size in the 13th century. It is situated on the river Maine ...

                                               

White Castle

White Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales. White Castle, Nunraw, East Lothian, Scotland. The white house Choghtu Khong Tayiji, or white castle, Bulgan Aimag, Mongolia.

                                               

Bojnice Castle

Bojnice castle is a medieval castle in Bojnice, Slovakia. This Romanesque castle with some original Gothic and Renaissance, built in the 12th century. Bojnice castle is one of the most visited castles in Slovakia, receiving hundreds of thousands ...

                                               

Brest Castle (Belarus)

The Brest fortress evolving over several centuries from the Slavonic settlement of Berestye, which appeared at the turn of the 10th and 11th centuries, at the confluence of the river Mukhavets to the river bug, on the background of the Islands fo ...

                                               

Buchach Castle

Buchach-the ruins of a medieval castle, located in Buchach, Ternopil oblast, Ukraine. It was built by the family Buchacki in 14-15 century, in a time when the city was founded. It was rebuilt Potocki-Mobile family in the 16-17 century in the Rena ...

                                               

Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes is a massive 14th and 17th century French Royal castle in Vincennes, East of Paris, now a suburb of the metropolis.

                                               

Windsor Castle

Windsor castle is a Royal residence at Windsor in the English County of Berkshire. It is famous for its long Association with the English and later British Royal family and for its architecture. The original castle was built in the 11th century a ...

                                               

Halshany Castle

Halshany or Holszany castle is the ruins of the residence of the Sapieha magnate in Polotsk, Grodno region, Belarus. It is one of the largest land holdings in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The current structure was built around 1610 by Paul Stefa ...

                                               

Dobele Castle

Castle, Dobele castle, Dobele on the West Bank of the river, in the historical region of Zemgale, in Latvia. Dobele was built in 1335 by the Livonian order on top of a more ancient castle.

                                               

Dubno Castle

Dubno castle was founded in 1492 by Prince Konstantin ostrogski on a promontory overlooking the Ikva river, not far from the ancient Ruthenian Fort of Dubno, Volhynia. Ostroh castle was rebuilt in stone in the early 16th century under the rule of ...

                                               

Dublin Castle

Dublin castle is a major Irish governmental complex, conference centre and tourist attraction. It is located near Dame street in Dublin. Until 1922 it was the seat of the British administration of the government in Ireland. Most of the current bu ...

                                               

Chateau de Gisors

Chateau de Gisors castle at Gisors, in the Eure, France. The castle was a key fortress of the Dukes of Normandy in the 11th and 12th centuries. He was called to defend the Anglo-Norman Vexin territory from the pretensions of the king of France.

                                               

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

DAzay Chateau-Le-Rideau is located in Azay-Le-Rideau in the French Department of Indre-et-Loire. Built between 1518 and 1527, this castle is one of the best examples of early French architecture of the Renaissance. Located on an island in the Ind ...

                                               

Castle of Almourol

The castle of Almourol is a medieval castle on the top of the islet of Almourol in the middle of the river Tagus, located in the parish of Praia do Ribatejo, just 4 km from the municipal seat of Vila Nova da Barquinha, Portugal regional center. T ...

                                               

Ardfinnan Castle

Ardfinnan castle is a sister castle at Lismore castle and was built about 1185, to guard the crossing of the river near Ardfinnan in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is situated on the river Suir, seven miles West of the city. The castle is currentl ...

                                               

Athenry Castle

Athenry castle is located at Court Lane in the Eastern part of Athenry, on the West Bank of the river Clarin. It is located on a natural rise and defended Ford.

                                               

Athlumney Castle

Athlumney with the important strategic point where the Leinster Blackwater flows into the river Boyne. The place name comes from the Irish "Lomans Ford", referring to Lomman of trim. Archaeological excavations have uncovered an early Christian so ...

                                               

Ashtown Castle

Ashtown castle is a tower house in Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. He was hidden in the walls is much larger and more recent Georgian building, the under Secretarys Lodge is also known as Ashtown house, which was used by the papal Nuncio until 1 ...

                                               

Balga

Balga was a medieval castle of the Teutonic order in the Kaliningrad region, Russia. The ruins of the castle located on the shore of the Vistula lagoon, to the North of Mamonovo in the border of the municipal formation of Bagrationovsky district, ...

                                               

Barberstown Castle

Barberstown Castle is a structure originally built in 1288 in Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland, 25 km West of Dublin. He functions as a hotel since 1971 and is surrounded by 20 acres of gardens. Renovations in 1996 revealed a previously unknown ...

                                               

Chateau de Biron

It was the castle from which the Gontaut-Biron took their name, their seat from the twelfth century. Biron was seized by the Cathars in 1211 and retaken Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester next year. The Plantagenets held it during the 14th ...

                                               

Birr Castle

Birr castle-a large castle in Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. This is the home of the 7th Earl of Rosse, and as such the residential areas of the castle not open to the public, although the gardens of the estate are publicly available.

                                               

Bitov Castle

Bitov castle on a steep promotory towering above the meandering river, the Zeletavka, near the Vranov reservoir, in the village of Bitov, approximately 25 km Northwest of Znojmo, Czech Republic. Built in the 11th century, Bitov is one of the olde ...

                                               

Blankenstein Castle

General description the castle is a castle located on the southern banks of the river Ruhr in Hattingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. 12 may 1226 Adolf I, count of mark, gave the order to build a castle. He charged Truchsess Ludolf von Bonen ...

                                               

Blarney Castle

Blarney castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near cork, Ireland, and the river Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by McCarthy of the following dynasty, the younger branch of the ki ...

                                               

Blackrock Castle

Blackrock castle is a fortification core is located in BlackRock, approximately 2 km from the centre of cork on the river Lee in Ireland. Originally developed as a coastal defensive purposes in the 16th century to protect the upper cork harbour a ...

                                               

Bodiam Castle

Bodiam castle is a 14th century castle with a moat near Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England. It was built in 1385 by sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, with the permission of Richard II, ostensibly to protect against French ...

                                               

Bouzov Castle

Bouzov castle is located at the beginning of the 14th century fortress first mentioned in 1317. It was built on a hill between the village Hvozdek and the town of Bouzov, 21 km West of Litovel and 28 km Northwest of Olomouc, in Moravia, Czech Rep ...

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