August 25, 2019

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The 10 most beautiful castles on the planet

Mont Saint Michel

Normandy. France

It is located on a rocky island in Lower Normandy and is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Its highest point is 92 meters above sea level in a place where no more than a hundred people live. Surrounded by an incredible place, meet all the requirements to be the leader of this list.

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Bavaria Germany

It is a 19th-century castle designed by the architect Eduard Ridedel and located on a hill in Bavaria (southern state of the Germanic country), almost on the border. He was commissioned to build by Louis II of Bavaria as a place of retirement and rest. Every year more than 1.5 million people visit it.

Hohensalzburg Castle

Salzburg Austria

It is one of the oldest and best preserved, which served the function of strength. Its structure dates from the eleventh century and its expansion of the fourteenth. With a length of 250 meters and a width of 150, it is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. On its walls you can see its symbol, a beet.

Gonwy Castle

Welsh. UK

This medieval building is located on the north coast of Wales. He was built by Edward I during his conquest of Wales in the thirteenth century, becoming the most expensive castle of all of his kingdom. According to the most reliable sources, the construction cost was £ 15,000, equivalent to almost 16,200 euros.

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny County Ireland

It was built in 1195 by William Marshal, first Earl of Pembroke, with the aim of controlling the union of several routes in the area and the Nore River. It is located 127 kilometers from Dublin. Until the year 1920 it belonged to the Butler family, which took center stage in the Irish invasion of the 12th century.

Prague Castle

Prague Czech Republic

Located in the city that gives it its name, it is one of the largest and oldest castles in the world. It began to be built in the ninth century and, despite the successive fires and invasions, remains virtually intact. It is one of the fundamental visits if you travel the capital of the Czech Republic this summer.

Bodiam Castle

Bodiam UK

Edward Dallyngrigge, a former knight of Edward II, had it built in 1385 east of Sussex County in order to defend the surroundings of the French invasion. The surrounding springs create a particular environment to enjoy with the view and smell.

Windsor Castle

Berkshire County UK

It has been the residence of the British royal family for over 900 years. Inside is the wonderful chapel of St. George, a must if you travel there. In fact, it is one of the places in the Anglo-Saxon nation through which more tourists pass each year.

Hunyad Castle

Huneodara Romania

Also known as Corvin Castle, this property located in Transylvania is one of the most spectacular in the country. It was built in the 15th century and has 50 rooms, interior gardens and a men's room. According to historiography, Vlad III Draculea, Dracula's inspiration, was imprisoned there.

Alcazar of Segovia

Segovia Spain

Located on a rocky hill, this fortress is shaped like the bow of a ship. It is one of the best known castles in our country. It was built in the 12th century as a fortress but has also served as a royal palace, prison and military academy. Disney was inspired by him for the castle of «Snow White».

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