Arhive etichetă: castle

Miramare Castle, Trieste, Italy.

Miramare Castle is a 19th-century castle on the Gulf of Trieste near Trieste, northeastern Italy. It was built from 1856 to 1860 for Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte of Belgium, later Emperor Maximilian I and Empress Carlota of … Continuă lectura

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Chepstow Castle, Wales.

Chepstow Castle, located in Chepstow, Monmouthshire in Wales, on top of cliffs overlooking the River Wye, is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain. Its construction was begun under the instruction of the Norman Lord William fitzOsbern, soon made … Continuă lectura

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Castle Drachenburg, Königswinter, Germany.

Schloss Drachenburg is a private villa in palace style constructed in the late 19th century. It was completed in only two years (1882–84) on the Drachenfels hill in Königswinter, a German town on the Rhine near the city of Bonn. … Continuă lectura

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Castle Entry, Aquitaine, France.

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Egeskov Castle, Denmark.

Egeskov Castle  is located in the south of the island of Funen, Denmark. The castle is Europe’s best preserved Renaissance water castle.Egeskov was first mentioned in 1405. The castle structure was erected by Frands Brockenhuus in 1554.Due to the troubles … Continuă lectura

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Sudeley Castle, England.

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Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland.

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Bran Castle, Romania.

Bran Castle situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, on DN73. Commonly known as „Dracula’s Castle” (although it … Continuă lectura

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Cochem Castle, Germany.

The Cochem Castle, or Reichsburg Cochem in German, is a place where history comes to life.A popular legend tells of a lowly servant who was on his way to visit his beloved on a the first Sunday following Easter, the … Continuă lectura

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Hohenzollern Castle, Stuttgart, Germany.

Hohenzollern Castle is a castle approximately 50 kilometers South of Stuttgart, Germany. It is considered the ancestral seat of the Hohenzollern family, which emerged in the Middle Ages and eventually became German Emperors.The castle is located on top of Berg … Continuă lectura

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