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Top castles to visit in Europe ( - Castles)

113 Peleş Castle, Romania Peleş Castle, Romania

   Peles Castle is a castle in Sinaia, Romania, built between 1873 and 1914. It is considered one of the most beautiful in Romania and Europe. Peles Castle in Sinaia, the summer residence of the kings of Romania, was built at the wish of King Carol I of Romania (1866 - 1914), by Johannes Schultz and architect Karel Liman, and was decorated by famous decorators JD Heymann Hamburg, August Bembi in Mainz and Berhard Ludwig in Vienna.    Peles Castle may be considered the most important historic edifice in Roma...
107 Glamis Castle in Scotland, UK Glamis Castle in Scotland, UK

  Located in Glamis, Scotland, people come to visit especially for folk museum opened here and three beautiful gardens. Glamis Castle is known as one of the most haunted castles in Britain. Castle is the historical place of Bowes-Lyon family, and was originally used as house hunting. In 1372, Robert II of Scotland gave the castle to Sir John Lyon. Four years later, Sir John married the king's daughter, Joanna, and was appointed Chamberlain of Scotland. Their grandson became Lord Glamis in 1445, the title of Earl of Strathmore "...
105 Mount Saint Michel, France Mount Saint Michel, France

   The castle of Mont Saint-Michel is located on Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, in the department of Manche. A historical monument, the site appears since 1979 on the World Heritage List of UNESCO and is managed by the Center of National Monuments. It is often compared to the seven wonders of the world.     Unlike other castles in France which started in "career" playing the role of defensive structures or sites dedicated to art, Mont St. Michel was built to serve religious purposes, namely as a mon...