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|The Château of Marly was located in what has become Marly-le-Roi, the commune that existed at the edge of the royal park. The town that originally grew up to service the château is now a dormitory community for Paris.|
At the Château of Marly, Louis XIV of France escaped from the formal rigors he had constructed at Versailles. The chateau is no more, the hydraulic "machine" that pumped wa...
|The castle was established in 1204 on the site of a former Viking fortress from the 930s.||08/27/2005||425|
|A pentagonal stone-walled fort, built in 1773.||08/27/2005||679|
|The castle is located on a hill overlooking the river Danube, the southern-most hill of the Small Carpathian Mountains, 150 meters above sea level.||08/27/2005||382|
|Turkish castle in Greece.||08/27/2005||475|
|The Tower of London was built by William the Conqueror, following his successful invasion in 1066. His initial structure was added to over the years by the various monarchs until it stood majestic and nearly square with two lines of walls defending the White Tower. The Tower has been host to many famous events - most of them murderous. Perhaps the most infamous of these was the murder of the Pr...||08/26/2005||690|
|The Citadel is an archeological sit in central Amman.||08/26/2005||638|
|The Palaces of the Alhambra it is located on top of the hill al-Sabika, on the left bank of the river Darro, to the west of the city of Granada, Spain.||08/25/2005||834|
|very famous castle in the old part of Celle. (northern Germany - Overlay)||08/25/2005||398|
|The first fortress to be built when Europeans landed in Cape Town, South Africa. Built in the shape of a five-pointed star, the moat locations and original outline are still visible, though many have been built over.||08/25/2005||492|
|famous castle on a island of the Chiemsee (Bavaria), built of King Ludwig II.||08/25/2005||380|
|This "Castle" is a moorish Alcazab (fortress, built from 1057)on the hill Gibaralfo. ||08/24/2005||377|
|This was the home of Louis XIV.||08/23/2005||1,280|
|A lot of forts were build along the Chao Praya River but most of them were destroyed or broken down during the centuries. This one is still standing and even the cannons are still in place. |
In the middle of the 18th century the Phra Sumane Fort was one of 14 forts around Bangkok defending the city borders. Today only two forts remain and the hexagonal shaped Phra Sumane Fort is ...
|The Grand Palace (Thai พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang) is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to early in the 20th century. Construction on the palace complex began in 1782 during the reign of Rama I.||08/22/2005||589|
|Palaces and castles managed by 'The Palaces and Properties Agency'|
|The Gellért Hill and the Citadel|
The highest point of downtown Budapest and its fortress.
The Gellért hill received its name after St. Gellért who came to Hungary as a missionary bishop upon the invitation of King St. Stephen I. around 1000 a.d. His task was helping the Hungarians convert to Christianity.
The fortress of the Citadel was built by the Habsbu...
|Sydney's Alcatraz - Fort Denison is a defensive facility occupying a small island located north of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney Harbour. Originally named Pinchgut (possibly owing to the poor quality and quantity of food given to imprisoned convicts), the island was used as a place of confinement for recalcitrant convicts during the early period of British settlement. The fortress, whic...||08/17/2005||667|
|Our famous ruin in Koenigstein, Germany.||08/17/2005||1,070|
|One of the largest European baroque palaces near Cologne.||08/15/2005||499|
|Castle Neuhaus is located north of Paderborn (Germany)||08/13/2005||388|
|Fort McHenry, the star fort that protected Baltimore in the War of 1812. Francis Scott Key, while watching the bombardment of this fort from a British ship, wrote the "Star Spangled Banner" about the flag flying at this fort.||08/13/2005||745|
|The castle of Münster was built from 1767 to 1787. It has been completely destroyed in WWII. Today it has been built up again and today it is the center of the University of Münster.||08/12/2005||601|
|The Castle of Nordkirchen (Germany) was built from 1703-1734. It's very similar to the castle of Versailles.||08/11/2005||392|
|This is a little ruin near Rheinbach, Germany.||08/10/2005||291|