Many people who visit castles know that they demand high price tours with gift shops selling overpriced things. However, some of these castles are worth all your troubles and money. In this article we discuss the same.
Arg-é Bam, Iran
This historic castle is situated in Bam which is in Iran and is considered as the world’s largest adobe structure. The old castle was built around 500 BC served its use until 1850 AD. However, the real reason as to why the castle was abandoned is not known.
Buckingham Palace, England
The royal place of Buckingham Palace occupies every list of castles. This great mansion is located in the City of Westminster, and serves as center for the British people in times of rejoicing and national crisis.
Château de Versailles, France
Château de Versailles is one of the most famous castles in the world. At the time of its creation, in Versailles, it was only a tiny village. Nowadays, however, this castle has become a Parisian suburb and is one of the most visited castles not only in Europe but in the whole world.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
This castle is located high in the Bavarian Alps in Germany. The castle provides the aura of a fairy tale and was considered quite modern for its time. The construction of the castle begun in the year 1869 and was completed a few years later.
The Citadel of Aleppo
This castle has a great significance in the history of castles as it is one of the oldest and the largest castles all over the world. Its age is said to be more than 5,000 years.
Spiš Castle, Slovakia
This is also an oversized medieval fortress like Aleppo and is located in Slovakia. It has a great elegance surrounding it and was used as a shooting place in great movies like The Last Legion and Dragonheart.
Potala Palace, Tibet
This castle is located high in the Himalaya Mountains in Lhasa, Tibet. It was slightly damaged during the Tibetan uprising in 1959 but has been well preserved since then.
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur – India
This is located in the city of Jodhpur in India and is one of the largest in India.
Prague Castle, Czech Republic
This is the largest ancient castle in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Many important leaders including Holy Roman Emperors and Bohemian Kings and modern-day presidents too have lived here.
Burghausen Castle, Germany
It is located in the town of Burghausen and is one of the longest castles all over the world at the length of 1,043 meters.
Hunyad Castle, Romania
Hunyad Castle is situated deep within Transylvania and provided the inspiration for Dracula.