26 Extraordinary Real Life Castles From Around The World

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Balmoral Castle is also located near Aberdeenshire, and is still in use as one of the castles for the British royals, which was established as their residence in the 1850’s.


Sleeping Beauty’s Castle in Disneyland is the only American castle on the list, and is currently a tourism spot in the world’s busiest amusement park.


Castillo de Coca is located in Segovia, Spain, and it was built on the site where Theodosius was born. It was populated by the Arevaca starting in the second century.


The Mortizburg Castle is a Baroque structure in Germany with four towers that was built in the 1500’s as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Saxony.


Peles Castle is located in Romania and was built in a Neo-Renaissance style for King Carol I during the mid 1800’s who desired the location.


Kilkenny Castle was built in the late 1100’s by William Marshal, the 1st Ear l of Pembroke as a point to easily stop between destinations in Ireland.


Hohenwerfen Castle is the highest elevated building in Werfen, Austria. In the Alps, the castle was built in the 11th century by order of Gebhard of Salzburg.


Osaka Castle is the only Japanese one on the list, and certainly the most unique. The castle was built in 1583 and was reconstructed to be a tourist spot after 300 years of use.

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