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Castels and palaces1,551 photos


Most fascinating Castels and Palaces around the world.

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Blutenburg Castle (54)
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Blutenburg Castle18 photos

The former hunting Castle Blutenburg is located in the west of Munich, in the town district of Obermenzing. The castle dates back to a water castle…

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Bundi (257) Taragarh Fort
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Bundi68 photos

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,…

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Caserta (12)
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Caserta210 photos

Caserta is located north east of Naples on the edge of the Campanian Plain at the foot of the Subapennine mountain range.

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Corciano (9)
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Corciano21 photos

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…

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Datia (215) Bir Singh Deo Palace
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Datia95 photos

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…

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Deeg (168) Deeg Palace (Jal Mahal)
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Deeg48 photos

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 …

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Castle De Haar (12)
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Haarzuilens60 photos

The De Haar Castle (Kasteel de Haar) in Haarzuilens was built from 1892 till 1912 largely incorporating the 15th century ruins of the original…

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Castle Assumburg (4)
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Heemskerk17 photos

The Castel Assumburg (Kasteel Assumburg, Slot Assumburg), located on the eastside of Heemskerk, was built from the remains of Castel Oud Haerlem in…

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Heeswijk Castle (27)
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Heeswijk26 photos

The Castle Heeswijk (Kasteel Heeswijk) is a water citadel between s-Hertogenbosch and Eindhoven. It dates back to year 1080 and was gradually…

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Kumbhalgarh (18)
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Kumbhalgarh8 photos

Kumbhalgarh (literally “Kumbhal fort”) is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of …

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Ladispoli (213)
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Ladispoli44 photos

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 …

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Linderhof Palace (74)
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Linderhof67 photos

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…

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Castle Muiden (22)
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Muiderslot20 photos

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…

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Neuschwanstein Castle (160)
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Neuschwanstein Castle17 photos

Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau close to Füssen in southern Bavaria. The building was constructed in 1869 for the Bavarian King …

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Nymphenburg Palace (758) Palace
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Nymphenburg Palace136 photos

The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The…

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Orchha (84) Jahangir Mahal
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Orchha115 photos

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,…

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Residence (Munich) (31) Antiquarium
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Residence (Munich)96 photos

The Munich Residence (Münchner Residenz) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city…

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Rocca di Calascio (338)
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Rocca di Calascio100 photos

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…

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Roccascalegna (42)
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Roccascalegna80 photos

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…

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San Leo (12)
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San Leo60 photos

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…

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Santa Severa (98)
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Santa Severa28 photos

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 …

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Schleißheim Palace (377)
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Schleißheim Palace107 photos

The Schleißheim Palace actually comprises three palaces in a grand baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim near Munich. The palace was a…

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Slochteren (5) Mansion Fraeylemaborg
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Slochteren15 photos

Slochteren is a municipality in the north-eastern Netherlands, characterised as a chain of small villages dividing a mostly agricultural landscape.…

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Vigoleno (82)
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Vigoleno55 photos

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…

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Kasteel Duivenvoorde (5)
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Voorschoten40 photos

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.…

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