Caernarfon Castle, Wales; it was designed to echo the walls of Constantinople, the imperial power of Rome and the dream castle, 'the fairest that ever man saw', of Welsh myth and legend.

Caernarfon Castle, Wales; it was designed to echo the walls of Constantinople, the imperial power of Rome and the dream castle, 'the fairest that ever man saw', of Welsh myth and legend.

Hluboka Castle ~ considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. Originally Gothic style, construction was ordered in the 19th century in the romantic style of the WIndsor Castle.

Hluboka Castle ~ considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. Originally Gothic style, construction was ordered in the 19th century in the romantic style of the WIndsor Castle.

~ Wales has about 400 castles ~ there are more castles per head than any other country in the world ~ #lovingbritain:

~ Wales has about 400 castles ~ there are more castles per head than any other country in the world ~ #lovingbritain:

Vorselaar Castle, Belgium - The castle De Borrekens at Vorselaar (near Herenthals) is a a medieval castle from the thirteenth century which was rebuilt in a neo-Gothic style in the nineteenth century, between 1866-1884. In the thirteenth century, it belonged to the Van Rotselaar family, who were stewards of the Dukes of Brabant. Surrounded by a moat, and guarded by fortified towers at the entrance, it is powerfully evocative of the late middle ages. The castle is still privately owned.

Vorselaar Castle, Belgium - The castle De Borrekens at Vorselaar (near Herenthals) is a a medieval castle from the thirteenth century which was rebuilt in a neo-Gothic style in the nineteenth century, between 1866-1884. In the thirteenth century, it belonged to the Van Rotselaar family, who were stewards of the Dukes of Brabant. Surrounded by a moat, and guarded by fortified towers at the entrance, it is powerfully evocative of the late middle ages. The castle is still privately owned.

Caerphilly Castle We've got over 600 castles in Wales. That's more castles per square mile than any other country in the world. All over Wales you can visit castles where famous battles were fought with the Celts, the Romans, the Saxons and the Vikings.

Caerphilly Castle We've got over 600 castles in Wales. That's more castles per square mile than any other country in the world. All over Wales you can visit castles where famous battles were fought with the Celts, the Romans, the Saxons and the Vikings.

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