26 Extraordinary Real Life Castles From Around The World

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Hunyad Castle is also known as Corvin Castle and is one of the largest in all of Europe. It is also considered one of the seven wonders of Romania.


Whittington Castle is located in Shropshire, England and was originally built as a motte and bailey castle and then replaced in the 13th century.


Ross Castle is part of the Killarney National Park in Ireland, and it was built in the 15th century by O’Donoghue Mor to keep the edge of the country safe.

Dunnottar Castle is known in the Scottigh Gaelic language as the fort on the shelving slope that served an important part of Scotland’s defense during the Jacobite risings in the 18th century.

Crathes Castle #6, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Crathes Castle was built in the 16th century for the Burnetts of Leys, and the family called it their home for nearly four centuries, but now acts as a tourism spot in Scotland.


Craigievar Castle acted as the seat of the Clan Sempill and the Forbes Family who combined to live there for more than three centuries until the 1960’s, and it has a notable fairytale style.


Braemar Castle is right near the Aberdeenshire town in Scotland, and is now open to the public for viewing after being a stronghold for the Earls of Mar.

Balmoral Castle #3, Scotland

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