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|This royal palace dates from 1759 and is the successor to several palaces situated on the site since the 16th century||03/10/2007||468|
|A fine example of the late Baroque period in Danish architecture, the Eremitage Hunting Lodge was built in 1734-36. ||03/10/2007||420|
|Kronborg has for centuries been one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list on November 30, 2000.|
The castle is known as the setting for much of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The play has been performed several times in the courtyard and at various locations on the fortifications.
|This castle and surrounding buildings on the island Funen contains an interesting museum of oldtimers, planes, motor cycles, toys and many more. You can also see the home of the housing count and even meet him if you are lucky. He often walks around the area to meet the guests and talk with them.|
One of the main attractions is an original Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve in the...
|Echelon is a spy network that can capture telephone calls, e-mails etc. For further information visite http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ECHELON||02/27/2007||1,102|
|Castle Solitude in Germany was built as a hunting lodge between 1764 and 1769 under Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg. It is not a true castle, but rather a rococo palace. Since 1956 the area has belonged to the urban district of Stuttgart, Germany.||02/22/2007||568|
|Hohenzollern Castle is the ancestral seat of the Prussian Kings and German Emperors as well as the Swabian branch of the Princes of Hohenzollern. It ranks among Europe’s most famous and popular castles.||02/17/2007||608|
|An estate of some 665 acres (2.7 km²) in England lying between Ascot and the southern boundary of Windsor Great Park |
The house has six reception rooms, 12 bedrooms, and 12 bathrooms.
Dubbed “Southyork” by British newspapers for being the home of the Duke and Duchess of York.
|Vyborg Castle (Russian: Выборгский замок, Finnish: Viipurin linna, Swedish: Viborgs slott) is a Swedish built medieval fortress around which the town of Vyborg, Russia evolved. Currently it is a museum. ||02/04/2007||498|
|Bomarsund is a 19th century fortress in Sund on the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea. It was built in 1832 by Russia but destroyed twenty two years later in 1854 in Crimean War by a British-French fleet. |
In the Treaty of Paris 1856, the entire Åland Islands were demilitarized, which is a status that has been preserved until this day.
|A medieval castle originally stood on the site of the baroque fortress: a Hilpold von Rothenberg was mentioned for the first time in 1254. Rothenberg was later owned by the burgraves of Nuremberg, followed by Emperor Karl IV, who as King of Bohemia thus acquired a new outpost. In 1401 King Ruprecht took the castle from King Wenceslas in Bohemia. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was occu...||02/04/2007||1,152|
|Situated at the beginning of a long sandy strip moving forward in the direction of the continent, the Redoute of Rivedoux was built in 1673 on a strategic place. The building is a square with 45m-sides preceded with a deep, dry ditch and bordered by two revetments. The structure was designed to block the Isthmus of Sablanceaux while linking the North beach with the South beach. The Redoute of R...||02/04/2007||378|
|Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...||02/03/2007||836|
|Corfe Castle situated in a gap in the Purbeck Hills in Dorset, England.|
The medieval castle guards the only easy route through the hills.
|Fortress Josefov (Pevnost Josefov in Czech) is large defence complex built between 1780 - 1790 in eastern Bohemia (today Czech Republic). It was named after emperor Joseph II. Together with fortress Terezín it was intended as protection against attack from Prussia but it never actively participated in a war. |
Today it is part of city Jaroměř.
|Rosenkrantz Tower was erected in the 1560’s by the governor of Bergen Castle, Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified tower. Earlier structures existed and was incorporated by Erik Rosenkrantz. ||01/27/2007||390|
|Tatton Park. Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN Telephone: 01625 534400. House Other building Farm Garden Park Shop Refreshments Tours||01/21/2007||326|
|Blutenburg Castle Munich Germany|
Schloss Blutenburg Muenchen Deutschland
|Craigmillar Castle lies close to Edinburgh and dates from C14th. It was built by the Preston family and subsequently owned by the Gilmour family. It is famous for its association with Mary Queen of Scots.||01/03/2007||497|
|Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Situated at the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567. Successive kings and queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal re...||01/01/2007||1,152|
|I think that this old building is very interesting because there are many stories about a ghost that eventually lives there since it was built.. it is an old castle, that is used as an hotel today. In the park behind the building you can relax perfectly and enjoy the nature||12/19/2006||418|
|This is the Schwerin Castle.|
Schwerin is the state capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
More Informations can you get here: http://www.schwerin.com/eng/ansicht/castle.php
|A Gothic castle which is known from the 10th century, but the castle hill was inhabited also in the Celtic and the Great Moravian era. In the middle of the 16th century, Bratislava became the official coronation town for Hungarian Kings and at the castle there was a residence of the king. Later, the castle was rebuild in a Renaissance style. The south-west tower - also known as the jewel's towe...||11/22/2006||560|
|A major seaport and amazing fortress, this is a man-made island which looks incredibly well defensible.||11/21/2006||577|
|In the suburb of Laken/Laeken, just outside the city center, lies the royal domain with the "Chateau de Laeken", or the royal residence. Whereas the palace in Brussels is the official office of the king, the royal residence in Laken is the place where the royal family lives. It was built in 1772 by Albert von Sachsen-Teschen, the Governor of the Austrian Netherlands as his residence. After the ...||11/21/2006||473|