Kisimul Castle, Scotland
This castle has never been captured by the enemies, it was built on an island near Barra in the eleventh century. According to the archaeological finds, the first building was destroyed. It was rebuilt in the fifteenth century. There is a source of fresh water in the castle that is very important during the siege.
Hohostervits Castle, Austria
This magnificent castle for more than a thousand years has been standing on the green hill. It is one hundred and sixty meters above the ground, guarding its possessions. The castle was built in the ninth century.
Swallow’s Nest Castle, Crimea
This castle is undoubtedly the jewel of the peninsula. It stands on a cliff Aurora. There have been shot several feature films due to its romanticism and mystery.
The castle-fortress Hohenschwangau, Germany
The castle was built in the twelfth century by the knights. It served as the residence of several governors, including Louis II. The famous composer Richard Wagner visited this castle.
Prague Castle, Czech Republic
This castle is considered one of the oldest in the world. It is known that its first tower was built in 879. The castle impresses not only by its age, but also by its vast area. It attracts the tourists from all over the world.
Predjama Castle, Slovenia
This castle is undoubtedly one of the most unusual and unique in the world. It is carved out of the rock. The left wing was carved in the early twelfth century, the right and the middle parts were completed in the sixteenth century. At the end of the twentieth century, the castle was restored and got back its original appearance.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
It is the most unusual, a fairy-tale castle that is called the castle in the clouds. The name of the castle means “new swan cliff.” The construction of the castle was carried out in the nineteenth century. The world-renowned cartoonist Disney created the castle in the cartoon about the sleeping beauty like the castle Neuschwanstein.
Bled Castle, Slovenia
Above the lake Bled on the hundred-meter cliff there is one of the most beautiful castles in the world. From the windows of this historic building you can observe Slovenian unrivaled views. At the time, the castle was the residence of Josip Broz Tito, and earlier – the residence of the royal dynasty.
Dover Castle, England
This castle is considered one of the oldest. Two lighthouses were built about two thousand years ago. In the tenth century there was built a church, in the eleventh century there was built the main tower, the whole structure was surrounded by a defensive wall.
Reichsburg Castle, Germany
The oldest castle in Germany, which is located on a high hill is the pride of the country. The castle has thousand years of history, at the time it was home to King Conrad III. This castle was virtually destroyed in the late seventeenth century, but in the nineteenth century it was completely restored thanks to a local businessman.
Mont-Saint-Michel Castle, France
Near the coast of Normandy there is an artificial island of Mont Saint-Michel, where a medieval French castle was built. Its peculiarity is that it is a functioning monastery.