5 beautiful castles around the world

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Everyone, especially the girls, wished they had been born in a castle and live a regal life just as it tells in stories. Unfortunately, this is not possible in our days and we can only dream of this type of luxury life, but we can visit and know some of the most beautiful castles in the whole world.

In this case, I am very thrilled to present you with 5 unique ones from all over the world and imagine together that we can live there.

1. Castle Hohenzollern, Germany

5 beautiful castles around the worldIs the ancestral seat of the imperial House of Hohenzollern. The first castle on the mountain was constructed in the early 11th century but unfortunately, was completely destroyed in 1423 and rebuilt in 1461.

It has a height of 855 m, and it is located on top of Mount Hohenzollern, about 50 km south of Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg.

Nowadays, it is the most visited castle in Germany, and it has about 350,000 visitors annually.

2. Himeji Castle, Japan

5 beautiful castles around the worldIt is known that Japan is a very beautiful country and has unique things and places from corner to corner.

This one is a unique complex, made of 83 wooden buildings, also known as White Heron Castle because of its stunning white exterior. This is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese architecture, which is found in many of the styles of Japanese homes.

Himeji is the largest and most visited castle in Japan, and it was registered in 1993 as one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country. The most unique thing about it is that for 700 years from when it was created it remained intact, even throughout the bombing of Himeji in World War II, and this denotes how well it was thought and built.

3. Peleș Сastle, Romania

5 beautiful castles around the worldThis is a castle that I visited, and I can say that when you enter its gates, you go into a whole new world.

Is a Neo-Renaissance building in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova, and it gives a lot of vampire vibes. Romania country is known for its vampire people, and every castle gives you a little bit of vampire-dark feels, due to its designs.

Former summer residence of the kings of Romania, it was built at the request of King Carol I of Romania.

So, if you will have the opportunity to visit Romania, I encourage you to visit this masterpiece.

4. Château de Chambord, France

5 beautiful castles around the worldThis palace has an intriguing story behind it because it was built to serve as a hunting lodge firstly.

This is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world because of its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture which blends traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures.

It has 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces, and 84 stars, and you can easily get lost in it if you want to visit this someday in the near future.

5. Corfe Castle, England

5 beautiful castles around the worldThis castle in the nighttime, when it is foggy outside, it gives you horror vibes and a lot of goosebumps. Located in Dorset County on Purbeck Island, it dates back to the 9th century.

Unfortunately, the castle is no longer in full shape, only a few ruins remain, but the ruins can still be seen today belong to the one that was built in the 11th century.

Actually,  two centuries later, the fortress was used as a royal warehouse for treasures, but also as a prison.

I hope you enjoyed this list of castles and I aroused your interest to inquire more about these wonderful places.

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