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Egeskov Castle Funen Island Denmark Europe

The historic Egeskov Castle on the Island of Funen in Denmark was built with defense in mind, since it was built during a time of civil unrest in the 16th Century.

Egeskov slot (aka Egeskov Castle) on the Island of Funen located in the Baltic Sea represents one of the best preserved Renaissance castles in Europe.ppSituated on large park like grounds, the castle sits on a small island surrounded by a lake, in the south of Funen Island in Denmark….
Posted: January 16, 2009, 7:00 am Historic St Angel Castle And Bridge Rome Italy

The historic St Angel Bridge leads across the Tiber River to the St Angel Castle in the city of Rome, Italy – these structures date date back to around the years 120-140 AD.

Late afternoon light on the St Angel bridge leading to angels castle, Rome Italy. The castle was an old fortress during the medieval times and was renamed St Angel Castle after the archangel Michael was seen on the top signalling the end of the plague in Rome….
Posted: August 16, 2008, 7:00 am Meersburg Old Castle Germany Europe

The charming medieval town of Meersburg is a popular destination on the shores of Lake Constance in the Baden-Wuerttemburg region of Germany. The town is home to two castles – the old and new.

One of the prettiest cities on the shores of Lake Constance is Meersburg, an ancient city on the hillside aloing the lake. The old town is well known to tourists all over the world as a place for good food and good wines in nice atmosphere….
Posted: July 30, 2008, 7:00 am Restored Scottish Castle Of Eilean Donan

Situated near the town of Nairn, the Cawdor Castle is a 14th century castle which has evolved over 600 years, and is still home to the Cawdor family in Scotland, UK.

Cawdor Castle

Cawdor castle is the second castle in Scotland claiming the place to be where Shakespeares Duncan killed Macbeth. In reality Macbeth was killed in the battle of Elgin, some 30 miles away. Today the still used castle is surrounded by perfectly maintained gardens and a real must for every scotland traveler….
Posted: March 13, 2008, 7:00 am Cawdor Castle Flower Garden Scotland

The surface of the water reflects the details of the walls and ceiling of the indoor pool room at the Hearst Castle in California, USA.

The indoor outdoor pool of Hearst castle. William Randolph Hearst resided here in the early 1900s. inviting lots of stars, managers and politicians….
Posted: March 8, 2008, 7:00 am Hearst Castle Swimming Pool California

The impressive outdoor pool of Hearst castle is built like a roman temple. William Randolph Hearst resided here in the early 1900s, inviting lots of stars, managers and politicians….
Posted: March 7, 2008, 7:00 am Scottish Castle Ruins Loch Ness

Little remains of the Urquhart Castle, a Scottish castle which now lies in ruins on the banks of the famous Loch Ness.

The ancient ruin of Urquhart Castle at the banks of the famous -monster infested- Loch Ness is a special sight at nightfall, when the ruin lies illuminated in front of the quiet lake. The ruin was named after an irish monk, who came here in the first millenium to christianize the picts, the ancient scottish tribes….
Posted: March 7, 2008, 7:00 am Stirling Castle Throne Room Scotland

A place which was once of the utmost importance was the throne room in the Stirling Castle of Scotland.

On Stirling castle for centuries the scottish kings ruled and lived. Only after the final english takeover of scotland this time was over. The castle is today open for visitors, well renovated and one of the top touristic spot of scotland….

The evening lights illuminate the Castle ruins of Dreieich as dusk falls over Germany, Europe.

A mixture of shrubs, flowers and brickwork, the Armadale Castle gardens in the Isle of Skye in Scotland are a treat to wander through.

The old clan headquarter of the MacDonald, Armadale castle in southern Isle of Skye, provides besides the ruin of the castle a perfectly maintained garden with various sceneries….

The elaborate Balmoral Castle is situated on a large estate in Aberdeenshire in the highlands of Scotland, Europe.

On Balmoral castle the royal family and especially the Queen spends usually the summer months. The castle lies beautifully in the middle of the scottish highlands….
Posted: November 13, 2007, 7:00 am Dunnottar Castle Grounds

Inside the Dunnottar Castle grounds and among its ruins, the wildflowers bloom and the grass grows high.

While Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire is more dramatic from the outside, also the inside of the large ruin has some nice views to offer. Especially during the spring and summer season wild flowers are blooming all over the place….
Posted: November 12, 2007, 7:00 am Dunnottar Castle Ruins

Interesting edges and shapes makes the Dunnottar Castle a great subject to photograph.

While Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire is more dramatic from the outside, also the inside of the large ruin has some nice views to offer.Especially during the spring and summer season wild flowers are blooming all over the place….
Posted: August 24, 2007, 7:00 am Picture Of A Castle

Glamis Castle in the Scottish Highlands – a fine example of medieval architecture.

Glamis Castle in the southern parts of the scottish highlands is one of the castles Shakespeare used in his drama Macbeth. Here it is said that Duncan killed Mac and Cador. beth, the Than of Glamis and Cawdor….
Posted: April 2, 2007, 7:00 am Armadale Castle Scotland

Kilchurn Castle ruins surrounded by pastures and rocky hills in Scotland, Europe.

The ruins of Kilchurn castle are settled on a beautiful island in a Loch. Visitors can only get to it by an old steam driven boat, which operates from a nearby town….
Posted: April 1, 2007, 7:00 am Hradc Prague Czech Republic

The Castle of Prague – the Hradc in the Czech Republic in Europe

The Hradc is one of the must-see in Prague. Lying scenic on a hill near the river Vltava, it can be seen best from the other side near the Charles Bridge….
Posted: February 21, 2007, 7:00 am Glamis Castle Of Scotland

The immaculate grounds surrounding Inveraray Castle in Scotland, Europe.

The well preserved castle above Inversaray is well known for its beautiful gardens, which are regrettably not open to the public….
Posted: February 15, 2007, 7:00 am Castle Pictures

The main entrance to the Stirling Castle in Scotland, Europe.

On Stirling castle for centuries the scottish kings ruled and lived. Only after the final english takeover of scotland this time was over. The castle is today open for visitors, well renovated and one of the top touristic spot of scotland….
Posted: October 19, 2006, 7:00 am Castello Di Brolio Tuscany Italy

Castello di Brolio with vineyards in the foreground in Tuscany, Italy.

The country of Chianti is lying north of Siena. Countless hills with vine and a view castle make it worth a visit. From this one Castello di Brolio you have a very scenic view over the surrounding landscape….
Posted: September 20, 2006, 7:00 am Glamis Castle Scotland Highlands

Caerlaverock Castle in a marshland in the south of Scotland, Europe.

The unusual triangular castle of Caerlaverock near Dumfries in southeast Scotland is well worth a visit. The castle was thanks to it’s shape and location nearly unbeatable and was only destroyed after long months of siege….
Posted: August 26, 2006, 7:00 am Angels Castle Rome

Wild garden in the grounds of Dunvegan Castle in Scotland, Europe.

In the garden of the home castle of the clan McLeod an abundancy of Scottish bluebells bloom. This fallen tree was seen in the wild part of the garden….
Posted: August 23, 2006, 7:00 am Eilean Donan Castle Scotland

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