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Castels and palaces

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Most fascinating Castels and Palaces around the world.

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Bundi70 photos

Bundi (291) Taragarh Fort
BundiIndia

Coordinates: 25° 26′ 57″ N, 75° 38′ 17″ E

Bundi, is a city in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in north-west India. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and step well reservoirs known as baoris. The town is situated 35 km from Kota and 210 km from Jaipur[Read more]

Corciano21 photos

Corciano (9)
CorcianoUmbria - Italy

Coordinates: 43° 7′ 41″ N, 12° 17′ 15″ E

Corciano is town in the Italian region Umbria, located about 8 km west of Perugia. The earliest traces of human presence (some fragments of flint tools on blades and fragments of vases turned into dough) date back to Neolithic times. The discovery… [Read more]

Datia95 photos

Datia (215) Bir Singh Deo Palace
DatiaIndia

Coordinates: 25° 40′ 15″ N, 78° 27′ 4″ E

Datia, a small rural town in the state of Madhya Pradesh, was formerly the seat of the eponymous princely state in the British Raj. Datia is situated near Gwalior and on the border with Uttar Pradesh. The old town is surrounded by a stone wall,… [Read more]

Deeg49 photos

Deeg (168) Deeg Palace (Jal Mahal)
DeegIndia

Coordinates: 27° 28′ 20″ N, 77° 19′ 25″ E

Deeg Palace, built in 1772, is situated near Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Deeg was the first capital of the newly carved out Jat State of Bharatpur, when Badan Singh was proclaimed its ruler in 1722. In 1730, the Maharaja Suraj Mal erected the strong… [Read more]

Haarzuilens61 photos

Castle De Haar (12)
HaarzuilensNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 7′ 19″ N, 4° 59′ 7″ E

The De Haar Castle (Kasteel de Haar) in Haarzuilens was built from 1892 till 1912 largely incorporating the 15th century ruins of the original castle. Founded in the 14th century on sediment deposits along a blind arm of the Rhine River, it was… [Read more]

Heemskerk19 photos

Castle Assumburg (4)
HeemskerkNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 30′ 19″ N, 4° 41′ 6″ E

The Castel Assumburg (Kasteel Assumburg, Slot Assumburg), located on the eastside of Heemskerk, was built from the remains of Castel Oud Haerlem in 1546. Already n the 13th and 14th centuries, the castle was known as Williaems Woninghe van Velsen[Read more]

Heeswijk27 photos

Heeswijk Castle (27)
HeeswijkNetherlands

Coordinates: 51° 39′ 20″ N, 5° 26′ 27″ E

The Castle Heeswijk (Kasteel Heeswijk) is a water citadel between s-Hertogenbosch and Eindhoven. It dates back to year 1080 and was gradually replaced by a large castle throughout the Middle Ages. Heeswijk Castle was built on a meander of the small … [Read more]

Kumbhalgarh8 photos

Kumbhalgarh (18)
KumbhalgarhIndia

Coordinates: 25° 9′ 10″ N, 73° 35′ 11″ E

Kumbhalgarh (literally “Kumbhal fort”) is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built… [Read more]

Ladispoli51 photos

Ladispoli (213)
LadispoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 0″ N, 12° 6′ 9″ E

Ladispoli occupies the area of the ancient Alsium, the port of the Etruscan city of Cerveteri. It was destroyed in the 6th century, during the Gothic War, by the Ostrogoths led by Totila. Later a castle, named Palo, was built in the area. It was a… [Read more]

Linderhof72 photos

Linderhof (74)
LinderhofBavaria - Germany

Coordinates: 47° 34′ 17″ N, 10° 57′ 39″ E

The Linderhof Palace (Schloss Linderhof) is the smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one which he lived to see completed. Ludwig already knew the area around Linderhof from his youth when he had accompanied… [Read more]

Muiderslot22 photos

Castle Muiden (22)
MuiderslotNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 20′ 3″ N, 5° 4′ 19″ E

The Muiderslot is a castle in the Netherlands, located at the mouth of the Vecht River, some 15 km south-east of Amsterdam, in Muiden, where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee. [Read more]

Orchha116 photos

Orchha (84) Jahangir Mahal
OrchhaIndia

Coordinates: 25° 21′ 2″ N, 78° 38′ 39″ E

Orchha, a town 15 km from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, lies on the Betwa River and was the seat of an eponymous former princely state of central India, in the Bundelkhand region. On a seasonal island on the bank of the Betwa River stands a huge… [Read more]

Rocca di Calascio104 photos

Rocca di Calascio (338)
Rocca di CalascioAbruzzo - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 19′ 42″ N, 13° 41′ 23″ E

Rocca di Calascio, at an elevation of 1,460 m, is the highest fortress in Italy located in the province of L’Aquila. It was exclusively built for military purposes and intended only to accommodate troops. The fortress was started in the 10th[Read more]

Roccascalegna86 photos

Roccascalegna (42)
RoccascalegnaAbruzzo - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 3′ 44″ N, 14° 18′ 14″ E

Roccascalegna is a village in the Abruzzo, 455 m above sea level on a rocky hills dominating the Rio Secco valley, an affluent on the right bank of the Aventino River. On the big rock a steep castle overlooks the village. The stronghold was built… [Read more]

San Leo65 photos

San Leo (12)
San LeoEmilia-Romagna - Italy

Coordinates: 43° 53′ 49″ N, 12° 20′ 47″ E

San Leo, a village in the region Emilia-Romagna, located about 135 km south-east of Bologna and about 35 km south of Rimini, is home to a large fortress at an altitude of 600 m above sea level. The castle is on the border of the Marche and Romagna[Read more]

Santa Severa30 photos

Santa Severa (76)
Santa SeveraLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 0′ 57″ N, 11° 57′ 25″ E

Santa Severa is part of the municipality of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome. It is a small sea resort on the Via Aurelia, 8 km south of Santa Marinella and 50 km north of Rome. It takes its name from the 2nd century Christian martyr. The… [Read more]

Slochteren16 photos

Slochteren (5) Mansion Fraeylemaborg
SlochterenNetherlands

Coordinates: 53° 12′ 56″ N, 6° 48′ 32″ E

Slochteren is a municipality in the north-eastern Netherlands, characterised as a chain of small villages dividing a mostly agricultural landscape. Having an agricultural background for at least a thousand years, the community houses for the most… [Read more]

Vigoleno54 photos

Vigoleno (82)
VigolenoEmilia-Romagna - Italy

Coordinates: 44° 48′ 60″ N, 9° 54′ 2″ E

Vigoleno’s origins are rooted in the Roman era: the name comes from the Latin Vicus Lyaeo, a place consecrated to Bacchus because of its exquisite wines. In 1132, the name Vigoleno is cited in documents for the first time. In 1141 this small… [Read more]

Voorschoten41 photos

Kasteel Duivenvoorde (5)
VoorschotenNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 6′ 39″ N, 4° 25′ 8″ E

The Kasteel Duivenvoorde in the town of Voorschoten close to Vassenaar, is one of the oldest castle in Zuid-Holland. It was first mentioned in 1226. The first five centuries, the castle was owned by family Van Duvenvoirde part of the House of[Read more]

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