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Hohenschwangau Castle Germany

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Hohenschwangau Castle also known as Schloss Hohenschwangau is a 19th-century palace which is the less popular sister of Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Germany. It is located in the German village of Hohenschwangau near the town of Füssen, part of the county of Ostallgäu in southwestern Bavaria, Germany. Schloss Hohenschwangau is situated slightly …

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Kasteel de Haar

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Kasteel de Haar or De Haar Castle is one of the most impressive mock-castles in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The castle got everything you could dream of in a fortress: a grand moat, teetering towers, suspension bridges and impressive battlements. It is also home to many art objects. Next …

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Osaka Castle Japan

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Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle, a famous landmark and a popular sightseeing spot, in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is the symbol of Osaka, contains thirteen structures which have been designated as Important Cultural Assets by the Japanese government. The castle was built by famous Japanese warrior and politician Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who …

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Bran Castle – Dracula Castle

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Bran Castle is a national monument and landmark in Romania. Some others of these castles are linked to an altogether more terrifying character – the ‘real life Dracula’, or Vlad the Impaler. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, on DN73. The caslte commonly known as Dracula Castle …

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Balmoral Castle Scotland

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Balmoral Castle is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland is the private residence of The Queen. Originally built as an ‘Estate House’ in 1390, Queen Victoria fell in love with the building and it’s stunning location during a visit to the Scottish Highlands in the mid 1800’s. In her …

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Herstmonceux Castle England

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Herstmonceux Castle is a magnificent moated castle near Herstmonceux, East Sussex, England. This brick-built castle is set in 550 acres of glorious parkland and superb Elizabethan gardens. In the gardens you will find the formal gardens, including a walled garden dating from before 1570, a herb garden, the Shakespeare garden, woodland sculptures, …

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Castel Sant Angelo Italy

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Castel Sant Angelo is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It is also known as The Mausoleum of Hadrian, situated on the right bank of the Tiber river, has had a turbulent history, even by Rome’s standards. The Castel Sant’Angelo was once the tallest building in Rome and was …

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Schloss Lichtenstein Castle in Germany

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Schloss Lichtenstein also known as Lichtenstein Castle is a Gothic Revival castle in Germany. It is located at the edge of the Swabian Alps, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The castle is situated 817 meters above sea level and perched on a rock high above the valley floor. It’s called the “Fairy Tale Castle” because …

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