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Castle secrets. The most beautiful castles from all over the world - almost like in a fairy tale!

Who knows what secrets lie behind the walls of the most impressive castles, palaces and mansions in the world? Secrets of Castles takes viewers into the interior of these wonderful buildings to learn unusual and sometimes incredible stories about the people who once lived in them.

Do you want to feel like in a fairy tale, or in the old days and visit a magnificent castle? Check out these are the most beautiful castles in the world.

It is interesting that among them there are castles in Poland, which is somewhat closer near our country, so it is easy to organize a trip to this place. Get inspired!

1. Neuschwanstein - Germany

Ah, the winter landscape - it looks like a real fairy tale. The only thing missing is the prince and princess :)

2. Corwin Castle, also known as the Castle in Hunedoara - Romania

Beautiful medieval castle - isn't it?

3. Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel - France

A beautiful place that is like an island surrounded by water...

4. Hohenzollern Castle - Germany

It is currently the third castle on this site rebuilt in the 19th century, although it was originally created in the 11th. This is the first, in large part of which the chapels of St. Michael.

Nest 5. Lastochkino - Crimea

The brick castle is the second in this place. The first - a small wooden castle aptly named "Castle of Love".

6. Colomares Castle - Spain

Built at the beginning of the twentieth century. As a tribute to Christopher Columbus in honor of the discovery of America. A mixture of different styles: Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic. Certainly worth a look!

7. Liechtenstein Castle - Germany

Fairy tale castle in Württemberg. Marvelous castle of the 19th century, built on the site of Honau.

8. The ruins of the castle on Lough Key, Boyle - Ireland

The beautiful castle is located on a small Irish island.

9. Castle Stalker, Scotland - UK

Castle Stalker is a well-preserved residential building. Situated on a small island in Scotland. Its construction dates back to around the fifteenth century.

10. Rock Cashel - Ireland

As it happens in Ireland - legends say that the castle was built from the stone of St. Patrick. Possibly founded in the XNUMXth century, it was the center of the Druids. St. Patrick baptized King Angus here and found clover, which is how he explained the idea of ​​the Holy Trinity, and clover became the unofficial symbol of Ireland.

Castle 11. Prague - Czech Republic

It was founded in the ninth century. Former residence of Czech kings. A must for visitors to Prague!

12. Moszna Castle - Poland

Did you know that Poland also has one of the most beautiful and probably the most famous castles in the world? This is one of the most interesting places in Poland worth visiting. This is, of course, a reconstruction, because the original baroque palace in 1896, partly burned down. Castle with 365 rooms and 99 towers!

13. Imperial Cochem Castle - Germany

The first mention of the castle is in the records of the twelfth century, but was destroyed in the seventeenth century. Only in the XNUMXth century. It was rebuilt in neo-gothic style.

14. Windsor Castle - United Kingdom

Built in the eleventh century. Residence of the English kings. The largest inhabited castle in the world. It has up to 800 meters in length.

15. Hochosterwitz Castle - Austria

The Austrian castle is considered one of the most impressive in the world. Built on a dolomite rock. Visibility from the castle tower dates back to about 30 kilometers. A characteristic feature is the 620 meters of road leading through the defense gate! The fortress was never captured. There is also a second way to get to the castle, called the "path of fools", but due to the high risk of danger, it is closed to visitors.

16. Chenonceau Castle - France

The famous "Castle of the Ladies", owned by six women who built it gradually over a long period of time.

17. Bran Castle - Romania

Currently, the castle houses a historical museum.

18. Bojnice Castle - Slovakia

The romantic castle retains original Gothic and Renaissance elements.

19. Kilchurn Castle, Awe Castle, Scotland - Britain

Back in the 15th century, the castle was badly damaged. Surrounded by water which is a big challenge to get to it.

20. Peles Palace - Romania

Former summer residence of the kings of Romania, now a museum. Built in the nineteenth century.

21. Orava castle - Slovakia

One of the most beautiful castles of Slovak castles, located only 40 km. from the Polish border.

22. Gwrych Castle, Wales - United Kingdom

Historic 19th century castle. During World War II it was home to Jewish refugees.

23. Trakai castle - Lithuania

Built in the XIV century. It was probably built in the Gothic style in which it was rebuilt. Various renovations over the centuries have brought different styles, such as the Renaissance.

24. Alcazar of Segovia - Spain

Protective structure built in the old city in Spain.

25. Mir Castle - Belarus

Mir Castle is a stone building, the main part of which was erected in the 16-18 centuries in the immediate vicinity of the town of Mir.

An architectural monument, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2000. Before 1568 the owners were the Ilinichi, then the Radzivils until 1828, the Wittgensteins until 1891. The last owners of the castle were Svyatopolk-Mirsky until 1939, after which the castle became state property. The castle has recently been completely restored.

26. Castle in Malbork - Poland

Built at the end of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries for the right of knights. In subsequent years, the residence of the Polish kings. For many years it was devastated, demolished, then passed into the hands of the Prussian religious society. During World War II it was used by the Germans. The castle was restored after 1945.

Sincerely yours, Tatyana Antonchenko
Thanks to me and the sources for the information!

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