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Appalachian
Monday, June 6th, 2005, 08:54 PM
Great site!
http://www.burgenwelt.de/

Zyklop
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, 06:57 AM
Some castle sites:

Roads To Ruins (http://www.roadstoruins.com/index.html)
The top 100 of medieval castles (http://www.topcastles.com/topkastelen.php)
Medieval Europe Photo Gallery Homepage (http://www.medievalphotos.com/gallery.htm)

Constantinus
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, 11:59 AM
excellent thread, I endorse it

newenstad
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, 08:20 PM
Celtic castles (http://www.celticcastles.com/)


Scottish castles (http://www.rampantscotland.com/castleslnk2.htm)


Welsh castles (http://www.castlewales.com/listings.html)

Appalachian
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, 10:58 PM
Here's another good site on the subject:
http://forums.skadi.net/showthread.php?t=35060

Highland Defender
Tuesday, August 15th, 2006, 06:29 PM
Edinburgh Castle.

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Siebenbürgerin
Tuesday, April 8th, 2008, 09:34 PM
Castles are architectural Pieces that also fascinate me. Post here your favorites and some Information about them.

Bran Castle (German: Törzburg; Hungarian: Törcsvár), situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, on Highway 73. Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle", it is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker's Dracula, which has led to persistent myths that it was once the home of Vlad Ţepeş, ruler of Wallachia.

The castle is now a museum open to tourists, displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. Tourists can see the interior individually or by a guided tour. At the bottom of the hill is a small open air museum park exhibiting traditional Romanian peasant structures (cottages, barns, etc.) from across the country.

http://www.genie.uottawa.ca/~nistor/4515brancastel.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/74/Castle_Bran.jpg/800px-Castle_Bran.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3b/Bran_castle-2.jpg/667px-Bran_castle-2.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/5/53/Castul_Bran_courtyard_view1.jpg/800px-Castul_Bran_courtyard_view1.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4c/Bran_Castle_Night_1.jpg/800px-Bran_Castle_Night_1.jpg

http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/8760/img0737cg6.jpg

http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/6065/1001762kp8.jpg

http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/9326/brancastle2002wh1.jpg

http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/4299/sinaiazbyszek025zn8.jpg

http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/1177/img1949uj7.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/27/Bran_castel_secret_passage.jpg/450px-Bran_castel_secret_passage.jpg

Guntwachar
Thursday, May 1st, 2008, 02:28 AM
Neuschwanstein Castle

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n27/Drim_GruNcheR/Castle_Neuschwanstein.jpg

Neuschwanstein as seen from the Marienbrücke

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n27/Drim_GruNcheR/Neuschwanstein_castle.jpg

View of Neuschwanstein from nearby cliff

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n27/Drim_GruNcheR/Neuschwanstein-inner-courtyard.jpg

View of the upper courtyard

Burg Eltz

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n27/Drim_GruNcheR/Burg_Eltz_1.jpg

Liemannen
Friday, May 23rd, 2008, 05:09 PM
Trolleholm
Maybe not my favorite, but I think it looks nice.

Trolleholms slott (http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolleholms_slott), located in southern Sweden and originally a Danish estate.
Burnt down by the Danish Army during their retreat in 1678.
Rebuilt in the 1700s and further redesigned during the 19th century.

The Lawspeaker
Friday, May 30th, 2008, 02:11 AM
Het Muiderslot.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/52/Castle_front.jpg





http://www.wallpaper-pack.com/d/9249-2/Muiderslot+Castle+down.jpg



The Muiderslot (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FMuiderslot) is a castle (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FCastle) in the Netherlands (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FNetherlands), located at the mouth of the river Vecht (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FVecht_%2528Utrecht%252 9), some 15 kilometers southeast of Amsterdam (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FAmsterdam), where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FZuiderzee). It's one of the better known castles in the Netherlands and has been featured in many television shows set in the Middle Ages (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FMiddle_Ages).

Liemannen
Friday, May 30th, 2008, 02:37 AM
Läckö slott

Läckö slott (http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A4ck%C3%B6) founded by a bishop in the early 14th century, got its present shape during the 17th century under the ownership of count Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie.
(Who by the way was played by Ian Keith in the 1933 film Queen Christina (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024481/).)

Siebenbürgerin
Friday, May 30th, 2008, 12:49 PM
A member from East Germany posted the Castle from Schwerin in the gallery. I think this Castle is beautiful so I searched more pictures. It looks like it comes from the fairy tales. :)

Schwerin Castle (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikip edia.org%2Fwiki%2FSchwerin_Castle) (German: Schweriner Schloss) is a castle located in the city of Schwerin, the capital of the Bundesland of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. For centuries it was the home of the dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg and later Mecklenburg-Schwerin. It currently serves as the seat of the state parliament.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1282/1050191495_366e3c1089.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/51844218_3df38b2cb5.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/122/272461487_700a0368d2.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3046/2425464372_58c62599e8.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2163/2425451356_66cd99f0c6.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/193/457550519_cbbe297240.jpg

MCP3
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009, 03:38 PM
Reichsburg Cochem/Moselle
http://www.mosel-hotel-loewen.de/freizeit/Reichsburg_cochem2.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochem

Wulfram
Sunday, September 13th, 2009, 07:25 PM
I posted this in another thread but thought that it would fit here as well.

Craigiever Castle, Scotland (Built in 1626)
It is small for a castle but well fortified and pleasantly isolated from the city.
This would be a nice place to raise a family.:)

(Please click on photos to enlarge)
http://i539.photobucket.com/albums/ff355/williamofwaco/1437588505_5565e615a3_b.jpg

http://i539.photobucket.com/albums/ff355/williamofwaco/218069455_87367eeb33_b.jpg

The view from the front door.
http://i539.photobucket.com/albums/ff355/williamofwaco/1448086008_dabb2cd2bc_o.jpg

kioewen
Friday, August 20th, 2010, 02:27 AM
The TV series Great Castles of Europe had a nice episode about Neuschwanstein. It's been posted online. I can't quite figure out how to make the YouTube link work, but all three sections appear on this page:

http://angerburg.blogspot.com/search/label/Schlo%C3%9F%20Neuschwanstein

It really is a fairytale castle:

http://www.judgmentofparis.com/forum/neuschwanstein01.jpg

The interior is just as stunning:

http://www.judgmentofparis.com/gallery/schlafzimmer02.jpg

It provided the model for Sleeping Beauty's Castle in Disneyland.

http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey/profile/k010.jpg

kioewen
Monday, August 23rd, 2010, 05:11 AM
Reichsburg Cochem/Moselle
http://www.mosel-hotel-loewen.de/freizeit/Reichsburg_cochem2.jpg


There's a great little two-part documentary about the Reichsburg Cochem at the following link:

http://angerburg.blogspot.com/2010/07/reichsburg-cochem.html

It was produced in Germany, but the narration is in English.

Alice
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, 03:02 PM
I spent a very enjoyable afternoon at Spandau Citadel:

http://i68.tinypic.com/9hmn42.jpg


I will visit Dongelberg Chateau for an event next year:

http://i68.tinypic.com/2jcx8pj.jpg



It's also nice to visit Beaumaris Castle, too:

http://i66.tinypic.com/j8pgs8.jpg