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The Bobolice Castle is a 14th-century royal castle in the village of Bobolice, Poland. The complex is located within a semi-mountainous highland region called the Polish Jura.
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The Bobolice Castle is a 14th-century royal castle in the village of Bobolice, Poland. The complex is located within a semi-mountainous highland region called the Polish Jura. . . . . #bobolice  #bobolicecastle  #zamekbobolice  #zamek  #polishcastle  #poland 🇵🇱 #polska  #visitpoland  #castles  #castles_oftheworld  #ig_europe  #royalcastle  #medievalarchitecture  #architecturelovers  #architecturephotography  #visit  #attractions  #thingstodo  #travelphotography  #travelgram  #reisefotografie  #schloss  #hrad  #instaphoto  #fairytale  #fairytalecastle 
Castello Ursino, also known as Castello Svevo di Catania, is a castle in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It was built in the 13th century as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily, and is mostly known for its role in the Sicilian Vespers, when it became the seat of the Sicilian Parliament. The castle is in good condition today, and it is open to the public as a museum
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Castello Ursino, also known as Castello Svevo di Catania, is a castle in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It was built in the 13th century as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily, and is mostly known for its role in the Sicilian Vespers, when it became the seat of the Sicilian Parliament. The castle is in good condition today, and it is open to the public as a museum . . . . #castelloursino  #ursinocastle  #castle  #castello  #ursino  #castellosvevo  #castellosvevodicatania  #catania  #sicily  #sicilia  #italia  #italy  #visititaly  #castillo  #medievalworld  #medieval  #monument  #historicalbuildings  #tourism  #architektur  #places  #destinations 
The Vélez Blanco castle is a Spanish castle situated in Almería. It is one of a series of fortresses built at the beginning of the 16th century by Pedro Fajardo y Chacón, first Marqués de los Vélez and Governor of the kingdom of Murcia.
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The Vélez Blanco castle is a Spanish castle situated in Almería. It is one of a series of fortresses built at the beginning of the 16th century by Pedro Fajardo y Chacón, first Marqués de los Vélez and Governor of the kingdom of Murcia. . . . . #velezblanco  #castillovelezblanco  #almeria  #almería  #spanishcastle  #fortaleza  #fortress  #españa  #visitspain  #picturesque  #castles_oftheworld  #landmark  #festung  #schloss  #worldtraveler  #architectureporn  #architecture_view  #architecture_lovers  #architectura  #historia  #travelmore  #ig_countryside  #ig_shotz  #instacool  #instatrip  #castleguide 
The Tour Cesar (Caesar's Tower) is situated in Provins (Seine et Marne, France) at the top of the very hill over which the town is placed.

Built on the edge of a rocky spur at the beginning of the 12th century, the tower protects the former Earl’s Palace and dominates the valley. The tower is a potent symbol of power for the Earls of Champagne. The keep’s highly complex layout gives it a unique, massive and powerful appearance making it one of the most original stately dwellings of its time. The new scenography will take you back in time to give you a glimpse of the everyday life at the tower eight centuries ago. It used to be a watchtower, a prison, a bell-tower, and a place of military retreat. The keep offers a panoramic view over the town and its surroundings!
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#tourcesar #tourcésar #caesartower #tower #medievaltower #medieval #medievaltimes #keep #fortress #watchtower #fortaleza #latour #torre #latorre #turm #architecture_view #architecturephotography #architecturelovers #tripstagram #monument #travelguide #travelbook #travel_captures #tour
The Tour Cesar (Caesar's Tower) is situated in Provins (Seine et Marne, France) at the top of the very hill over which the town is placed. Built on the edge of a rocky spur at the beginning of the 12th century, the tower protects the former Earl’s Palace and dominates the valley. The tower is a potent symbol of power for the Earls of Champagne. The keep’s highly complex layout gives it a unique, massive and powerful appearance making it one of the most original stately dwellings of its time. The new scenography will take you back in time to give you a glimpse of the everyday life at the tower eight centuries ago. It used to be a watchtower, a prison, a bell-tower, and a place of military retreat. The keep offers a panoramic view over the town and its surroundings! . . . . #tourcesar  #tourcésar  #caesartower  #tower  #medievaltower  #medieval  #medievaltimes  #keep  #fortress  #watchtower  #fortaleza  #latour  #torre  #latorre  #turm  #architecture_view  #architecturephotography  #architecturelovers  #tripstagram  #monument  #travelguide  #travelbook  #travel_captures  #tour 
Thirty years before his assassination in Sarajevo, Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand bought the ancient Konopiste Castle, whose roots go as far back as the 13th century, and turned it into an extravagant residence worthy of a man in his position. 
The interiors of the castle serve as a reminder of the fascinating life of Franz Ferdinand, one of the wealthiest men of his era and a passionate hunter, and his beautiful wife Sophia Chotek, a czech Countess who proved that love can overcome an unequal beginning. 
Konopiste Castle offers an insight into the lifestyle of Europe‘s nobility, as well as the opportunity to view an extraordinary collection of hunting trophies, art and weapons.
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#konopiste #konopistecastle #castles #franzferdinand #archduke #history #historia #nobility #architecturelovers #architecture_hunter #majestic #czechia #czechia🇨🇿 #visitczechrepublic #europa #castillo #castel #places_wow #visiting #travelblogger #travel_captures #travelling #tourist #instaplaces
Thirty years before his assassination in Sarajevo, Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand bought the ancient Konopiste Castle, whose roots go as far back as the 13th century, and turned it into an extravagant residence worthy of a man in his position. The interiors of the castle serve as a reminder of the fascinating life of Franz Ferdinand, one of the wealthiest men of his era and a passionate hunter, and his beautiful wife Sophia Chotek, a czech Countess who proved that love can overcome an unequal beginning. Konopiste Castle offers an insight into the lifestyle of Europe‘s nobility, as well as the opportunity to view an extraordinary collection of hunting trophies, art and weapons. . . . . #konopiste  #konopistecastle  #castles  #franzferdinand  #archduke  #history  #historia  #nobility  #architecturelovers  #architecture_hunter  #majestic  #czechia  #czechia 🇨🇿 #visitczechrepublic  #europa  #castillo  #castel  #places_wow  #visiting  #travelblogger  #travel_captures  #travelling  #tourist  #instaplaces 
Trakošćan is a beautiful, almost surreal, fairy tale and one of the most romantic places you have ever seen. It is a castle located in Hrvatsko zagorje, near Varaždin, with a park and a lake, the history of which spans almost 800 years. 
It used to be a small lookout fort and part of the defence system for north-western Croatia. Trakošćan often changed owners until Count Drašković turned it into one of the most beautiful castles in the 19th century. .
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#trakoscan #trakošćan #trakoscancastle #hrvatskozagorje #croatia #croatiatravel #croatia🇭🇷 #hrvatska #hrady #romanticcastle #romantic #castles #fairytale #ig_europe #exploremore #visiting #travelawesome #seetheworld #coolplaces #castello #schloss #castleguide #instacastle
Trakošćan is a beautiful, almost surreal, fairy tale and one of the most romantic places you have ever seen. It is a castle located in Hrvatsko zagorje, near Varaždin, with a park and a lake, the history of which spans almost 800 years. It used to be a small lookout fort and part of the defence system for north-western Croatia. Trakošćan often changed owners until Count Drašković turned it into one of the most beautiful castles in the 19th century. . . . . #trakoscan  #trakošćan  #trakoscancastle  #hrvatskozagorje  #croatia  #croatiatravel  #croatia 🇭🇷 #hrvatska  #hrady  #romanticcastle  #romantic  #castles  #fairytale  #ig_europe  #exploremore  #visiting  #travelawesome  #seetheworld  #coolplaces  #castello  #schloss  #castleguide  #instacastle 
Conwy Castle was built in only 7 years. After his conquest of Wales in 1283, Edward I set out to hold down the country with a series of magnificent castles of which Conwy, guarding the crossing of the river Conway, was one of the largest. Not only was there a castle, but also a fortified town: the town walls still survive in their entirety, making this one of the finest surviving fortified medieval towns in the world.
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Conwy Castle was built in only 7 years. After his conquest of Wales in 1283, Edward I set out to hold down the country with a series of magnificent castles of which Conwy, guarding the crossing of the river Conway, was one of the largest. Not only was there a castle, but also a fortified town: the town walls still survive in their entirety, making this one of the finest surviving fortified medieval towns in the world. . . . . #conwy  #conwycastle  #conwycastle 🏰 #castle  #fortress  #conway  #fortifiedtown  #fortified  #architecture  #architectureporn  #architecture_hunter  #festung  #middleage  #medievaltimes  #monumental  #fortaleza  #historical  #walls  #landmarks  #visitor  #discoverunder100k  #explore  #travel_captures  #tourist  #trip 
The Castle of Saumur, once a fortress that was converted into a palace by the Dukes of Anjou (14th and 15th centuries), including King René. It then became the residence of the town’s governors, a prison, then a depot for arms and munitions.
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The Castle of Saumur, once a fortress that was converted into a palace by the Dukes of Anjou (14th and 15th centuries), including King René. It then became the residence of the town’s governors, a prison, then a depot for arms and munitions. . . . . #saumur  #saumurcastle  #chateaudesaumur  #chateau  #chateaux  #castle  #fairytalecastle  #castlesoftheworld  #palace  #architecturelovers  #architektur  #visitlafrance  #francetrip  #discoverunder100k  #vacations  #historia  #castel  #monument  #travels  #traveladdict  #castleofsaumur  #france_vacations  #schloss  #reiseblogger 
The Castle of Sümeg is located north of Lake Balaton in western Hungary. The castle is one of the most intact forts in Hungary. It was built in the 13th century, on a sole hill in the middle of a plain.
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The Castle of Sümeg is located north of Lake Balaton in western Hungary. The castle is one of the most intact forts in Hungary. It was built in the 13th century, on a sole hill in the middle of a plain. . . . . #castleofsümeg  #sumegcastle  #sümegcastle  #sümeg  #sumeg  #hungary  #hungaria  #magyarország  #fortress  #fortresshill  #castles_oftheworld  #castlesofinstagram  #ig_castle  #fortification  #mittelalter  #medieval  #castlehill  #aerial  #aerialshot  #aerialview  #droneshot  #destination  #visiting  #trip  #travels  #tourism 
The world’s largest and oldest continuously occupied fortress, Windsor Castle is a majestic vision of battlements and towers. Used for state occasions, it’s one of the Queen’s principal residences; when she’s at home, the Royal Standard flies from the Round Tower.
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The world’s largest and oldest continuously occupied fortress, Windsor Castle is a majestic vision of battlements and towers. Used for state occasions, it’s one of the Queen’s principal residences; when she’s at home, the Royal Standard flies from the Round Tower. . . . . #windsor  #windsorcastle  #windsorcastle 🏰 #castle  #fortress  #royalresidence  #queenelizabeth  #medievalcastle  #medievaltimes  #royalty  #england  #england 🇬🇧 #battlements  #towers  #romantic  #visiting  #travelphoto  #worldplaces  #travelguide  #history  #historia 
Originally the Doornenburg castle was a fortified manor built in the 9th century, under the name Villa Dorenburc. In the 13th century it was converted into a modest castle. Through the centuries the castle was expanded further into the current form. The front-castle was built in the 15th century. The front-castle contains sleeping quarters, a chapeland a farm, the last being a unique feature for a Dutch castle. It is one of the biggest and best preserved castles in the Netherlands.
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#doornenburg #doornenburgcastle #kasteeldoornenburg #kasteel #castel #netherlands #netherlands🇳🇱 #holland #dutchcastle #dutch #manorhouse #castles_oftheworld #placestovisit #weliketotravel #adventure #exploretheworld #igtravel #ig_exquisite #ig_worldphoto #visiting #vacation #urlaub #schloss #castello #landmark #discover
Originally the Doornenburg castle was a fortified manor built in the 9th century, under the name Villa Dorenburc. In the 13th century it was converted into a modest castle. Through the centuries the castle was expanded further into the current form. The front-castle was built in the 15th century. The front-castle contains sleeping quarters, a chapeland a farm, the last being a unique feature for a Dutch castle. It is one of the biggest and best preserved castles in the Netherlands. . . . . #doornenburg  #doornenburgcastle  #kasteeldoornenburg  #kasteel  #castel  #netherlands  #netherlands 🇳🇱 #holland  #dutchcastle  #dutch  #manorhouse  #castles_oftheworld  #placestovisit  #weliketotravel  #adventure  #exploretheworld  #igtravel  #ig_exquisite  #ig_worldphoto  #visiting  #vacation  #urlaub  #schloss  #castello  #landmark  #discover 
Mamure Kalesi is a medieval castle in the Anamur District of Mersin Province, Turkey. The castle dates from the 13th century when it was constructed by the rulers of the Armenian kingdom of Cilicia on the site of a Roman fortress dating from the 3rd century.
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Mamure Kalesi is a medieval castle in the Anamur District of Mersin Province, Turkey. The castle dates from the 13th century when it was constructed by the rulers of the Armenian kingdom of Cilicia on the site of a Roman fortress dating from the 3rd century. . . . . #mamure  #mamurekalesi  #mamurecastle  #kalesi  #castle  #anamur  #mersin  #turkey  #turkey 🇹🇷 #turkish  #instaturkey  #visitturkey  #fortification  #fortress  #medieval  #middleages  #architektur  #arhitectura  #landmark  #destination  #worldplaces  #travelgram  #kingdom  #instatrip  #worthavisit  #castillo  #burg 
Roughly the size of seven football fields, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. Built and renovated during 13 centuries, the complex includes churches, gardens, alleyways and royal residences that would take days to appreciate.
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Roughly the size of seven football fields, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. Built and renovated during 13 centuries, the complex includes churches, gardens, alleyways and royal residences that would take days to appreciate. . . . . #prague  #praguecastle  #praguecity  #palaces  #cathedral  #historical  #royalresidence  #residence  #oldcity  #europa  #visiting  #places_wow  #landmark  #czechrepublic  #traveladdict  #tourists  #explore  #seemore  #castillo  #pragerburg  #burg  #instatravel 
The Smederevo Fortress is widely considered the best and last example of Serbian medieval military architecture. Despot Djuradj Brankovic ordered that the fortress be constructed following the foreign occupation of Belgrade during the 15th century. 
Europe’s largest plane fortress covers a total area of 10.5 hectares, is defended by 25 towers, and is surrounded by water on three sides. To build the fortress, stones were hauled from Mt. Kosmaj, the Ram Fortress, as well as Viminacium.
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#smederevo #smederevofortress #smederevonocu #fortress #castles #serbia #serbia🇷🇸 #serbiatourism #visitserbia #balkan #balkans #architecture #architektur #danube #military #historyfacts #touristlife #travelgram #igeurope #traveling #explore
The Smederevo Fortress is widely considered the best and last example of Serbian medieval military architecture. Despot Djuradj Brankovic ordered that the fortress be constructed following the foreign occupation of Belgrade during the 15th century. Europe’s largest plane fortress covers a total area of 10.5 hectares, is defended by 25 towers, and is surrounded by water on three sides. To build the fortress, stones were hauled from Mt. Kosmaj, the Ram Fortress, as well as Viminacium. . . . . #smederevo  #smederevofortress  #smederevonocu  #fortress  #castles  #serbia  #serbia 🇷🇸 #serbiatourism  #visitserbia  #balkan  #balkans  #architecture  #architektur  #danube  #military  #historyfacts  #touristlife  #travelgram  #igeurope  #traveling  #explore 
Konigstein Fortress started in the early 13th century as a medieval castle belonging to the Bohemian kingdom. The conversion of the castle into a fortress was done in 1589 by Elector Christian I, who continually improved the old armoury and the fortress’s defense.

Due to its strategic position no enemy ever attacked the fortress. That made Königstein a sure retreat for the Saxon rulers who often fled behind its thick walls in times of crisis.

The entire architecture of this fortress is remarkable and the interior wall of the 152.5 m deep well is an example of prime craftsmanship.
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#königstein #festungkönigstein #königsteinfortress #festung #dresden #germany #germanytravel #de #deutschland #fortress #fortaleza #well #architecture #unconquered #historical #militaryarchitecture #architecture_hunter #landmarks #placestosee #adventuretravel #instatrip #igtravel #castle #trip
Konigstein Fortress started in the early 13th century as a medieval castle belonging to the Bohemian kingdom. The conversion of the castle into a fortress was done in 1589 by Elector Christian I, who continually improved the old armoury and the fortress’s defense. Due to its strategic position no enemy ever attacked the fortress. That made Königstein a sure retreat for the Saxon rulers who often fled behind its thick walls in times of crisis. The entire architecture of this fortress is remarkable and the interior wall of the 152.5 m deep well is an example of prime craftsmanship. . . . . #königstein  #festungkönigstein  #königsteinfortress  #festung  #dresden  #germany  #germanytravel  #de  #deutschland  #fortress  #fortaleza  #well  #architecture  #unconquered  #historical  #militaryarchitecture  #architecture_hunter  #landmarks  #placestosee  #adventuretravel  #instatrip  #igtravel  #castle  #trip 
In Byzantine times, Ohrid was a large, important city and cultural center. For a short time in the early 11th century, it was also the capital of a Slavic empire ruled by Car Samuil. His fortress, situated on the hill in the center of modern Ohrid, crowns the city. Samuel’s fortress consumes the city’s skyline, and was once one of the most impregnable strongholds in the Balkans, with walls 3 km (1.8 m) long and 16 m (52 ft) high. Today, 18 towers and four gates still remain from the original structure. With its strategic location overlooking the town and the lake, it provides an ideal place for taking in the whole panorama of Ohrid and its surroundings.
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#ohrid #samuilfortress #samuelsfortress #samoilfortress #ohridfortress #самуиловатврдина #macedonia #visitmacedonia #tsarsamuil #byzantine #balkans #balkan #fortress #festung #fortaleza #medievalfortress #medieval #hostoria #history #travels #landmark #destination #adventuretime
In Byzantine times, Ohrid was a large, important city and cultural center. For a short time in the early 11th century, it was also the capital of a Slavic empire ruled by Car Samuil. His fortress, situated on the hill in the center of modern Ohrid, crowns the city. Samuel’s fortress consumes the city’s skyline, and was once one of the most impregnable strongholds in the Balkans, with walls 3 km (1.8 m) long and 16 m (52 ft) high. Today, 18 towers and four gates still remain from the original structure. With its strategic location overlooking the town and the lake, it provides an ideal place for taking in the whole panorama of Ohrid and its surroundings. . . . . #ohrid  #samuilfortress  #samuelsfortress  #samoilfortress  #ohridfortress  #самуиловатврдина  #macedonia  #visitmacedonia  #tsarsamuil  #byzantine  #balkans  #balkan  #fortress  #festung  #fortaleza  #medievalfortress  #medieval  #hostoria  #history  #travels  #landmark  #destination  #adventuretime 
At the turn-of-the-century, George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, set out to build a full size rhineland castle in Alexandria Bay, on picturesque Heart Island. The grandiose structure was to be a display of his love for his wife, Louise.

In January 1904, tragedy struck. Boldt telegraphed the island and commanded the workers to immediately “stop all construction.” Louise had died suddenly. A broken hearted Boldt could not imagine his dream castle without his beloved. Boldt never returned to the island, leaving behind the structure as a monument of his love.
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#boldt #boldtcastle #usa #castles #romantic #architecturephoto #architecture_hunter #architektur #beautiful #castleoftheday #manorhouse #fairytalecastle #soschön #touristlife #travelingram #travel_captures #capture #postcardsfromtheworld #castles_oftheworld #visiting #bestview
At the turn-of-the-century, George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, set out to build a full size rhineland castle in Alexandria Bay, on picturesque Heart Island. The grandiose structure was to be a display of his love for his wife, Louise. In January 1904, tragedy struck. Boldt telegraphed the island and commanded the workers to immediately “stop all construction.” Louise had died suddenly. A broken hearted Boldt could not imagine his dream castle without his beloved. Boldt never returned to the island, leaving behind the structure as a monument of his love. . . . . #boldt  #boldtcastle  #usa  #castles  #romantic  #architecturephoto  #architecture_hunter  #architektur  #beautiful  #castleoftheday  #manorhouse  #fairytalecastle  #soschön  #touristlife  #travelingram  #travel_captures  #capture  #postcardsfromtheworld  #castles_oftheworld  #visiting  #bestview