20 famous castles in which you want to visit





Ancient castles excite the imagination of its legends, the wealth of their former owners and insanely fabulous beauty. Their high spiers reminiscent of a time when the heart of the beautiful women fought, and the air was impregnated with chivalry and courage. In this post you can see the famous castles that are still left in the world
Reichsburg Castle, GermanyMillennium Castle was originally the residence of the King of Germany Conrad III, as well then the King of France Louis XIV. The castle was burned by the French in 1689 and would have sunk into oblivion, but the German businessman purchased her remains in 1868 and spent much of his wealth castle restoration


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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
Impregnable castle of Mont-Saint-Michel, on all sides surrounded by the sea, - one of the most popular attractions in France after Paris. Built in 709, it still looks stunning20 знаменитых замков в которых хочется побывать



Castle Hohostervits, Austria
Medieval Castle Hochosterwitz built back in the IX century. Its towers and now vigilantly monitor the surrounding area, proudly towering above it at a height of 160 meters. And you can even enjoy the sunshine in the distance of 30 km

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Bled Castle, Slovenia
The castle is located on a hundred-meter cliff, menacingly looming over Lake Bled. In addition to the luxurious appearance, opening the castle windows, this place has a rich history - here was the residence of the Royal Serbian dynasty and later Marshal Josip Broz Tito. 

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Hohenzollern Castle, Germany
This castle is located on top of Mount Hohenzollern height of 2800 meters above sea level. In its heyday the castle in the fortress was regarded as the seat of the Prussian emperors
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Castle barcience, Spain
Castle barcience in the Spanish province of Toledo was built in the XV century a local count. For 100 years the castle served as a powerful artillery fortress, and today those walls attract empty except photographers and tourists 

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
The romantic castle of the Bavarian King Ludwig II built in the middle of the XIX century and at that time it was considered rather extravagant architecture. Whatever it was, it was his walls inspired the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland.
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Castle Methoni, Greece
Venetian castle-fortress of Methoni the XIV century was the center of battles and the last in these parts outpost of Europeans in the battles against the Turks, that dream to capture the Peloponnese. Today, the fortress remained only ruins

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Hohenschwangau Castle, Germany
This castle-fortress was built by the Knights of Schwangau in the XII century and was the residence of many governors, including the famous King Ludwig II, who took in these walls of the composer Richard Wagner.
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Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland
This medieval Bastille c aerial view resembles a warship. The rich history and distinctive appearance of the castle served as inspiration for many famous writers. In the XVI century the castle was used as a state prison, as described by George Byron in his poem "The Prisoner of Chillon

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Eilean Donan, Scotland
The castle, situated on a rocky island in the fjord Loch Duyh - one of the most romantic castles of Scotland, famous for its heather honey and legends. There were filming a lot of movies, but most importantly - the castle open to the public and anyone can touch the stones of his stories

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Bodiam Castle, England
Since it was founded in the XIV century Bodiam Castle has experienced many owners, each of whom liked to fight. So when in 1917 it was bought by Lord Curzon, only ruins remain of the castle. Fortunately, the walls quickly restored, and now the castle is as good as new

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The castle Guaita, San Marino
The castle from the XI century, is located on top of an impregnable Monte Titano, and along with two other towers protects the oldest state in the world, San Marino

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Swallow's Nest, Crimea

First, on the cliff of Cape Ai-Todor was a small wooden hut. And its present form "Swallow's Nest" received thanks to the oil industrialist Baron Steingel who liked to rest in the Crimea. He decided to build a romantic castle, which resembles a medieval building on the banks of the River Rhine


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Swallow's Nest, Crimea
First, on the cliff of Cape Ai-Todor was a small wooden hut. And its present form "Swallow's Nest" received thanks to the oil industrialist Baron Steingel who liked to rest in the Crimea. He decided to build a romantic castle, which resembles a medieval building on the banks of the river Rhine

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Castle Stalker, Scotland
Castle Stalker, which translated means "Falconer" was built in 1320 and belonged to the clan MakDugalov. Since that time, its walls survived the huge amount of strife and wars that affected the state of the lock. In 1965, the owner of the castle became a Colonel DR Stewart Ollvarda who own together with his wife, family and friends restored the structure

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Bran Castle, Romania
Bran Castle - the pearl of Transylvania, the mysterious Fort Museum, the birthplace of the famous legend of Count Dracula - a vampire killer and voivode Vlad Tepes. According to legend, he spent the night here in the times of the campaigns, and the forest surrounding the castle of Bran, was a favorite hunting place Tepes

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Vyborg Castle, Russia
Vyborg Castle was founded by the Swedes in 1293, during one of the Crusades in Karelia. He remained Scandinavia until 1710, when the troops of Peter I threw away the Swedes for a long time. Since that time, the castle had visited a depot and barracks and even a prison for Decembrists. And these days the museum is located here

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Cashel Castle, Ireland
Cashel Castle was the residence of the kings of Ireland for several hundred years before the Norman invasion. Here, in the V century BC. e. He lived and taught St. Patrick. Bailey witnessed the bloody suppression of the revolution forces of Oliver Cromwell, who is burned alive by soldiers. Since then, the castle has become a symbol of the brutality of the British, of the courage and resilience of the Irish spirit 

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