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|Built at the end of XI century, the primary fortress stands proudly at the very edge of a cliff surrounded by a double near-by enclosure. As the the main worcraft is dug inside of the cliff, a second castle was built just at the bottom of it with underpaths to join both. This donwside castle was extended in XVI and XVII centuries by the La Rochefoucauld family and mainly by Duchess d'Enville. T...||12/27/2005||274|
|Built around 1533 at tha same place than an old fortress by Charles Tiercelin (Francois 1rst trusty companion), this castle is an excellent example of the first "Renaissance" style between military and residential purposes.|
Edifié vers 1533, certainement à l'emplacement d'un ancien château-fort, par Charles Tiercelin, compagnon de François Ier, le château de La Roche du Maine est...
|Built in XIV century, this fortress is a pink sandstone ship standing in a unique location. Transformed into a coast-defence between 1690 and 1715, Castle La Latte (or La Roche-Goyon)remains a fortified castle. The XIVth century defence system is still in place : curtains, towers, drawbridges ans dungeon have travelled down the ages. Listed historic building.|
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|Roche Abbey is a now-ruined abbey located near Maltby, South Yorkshire, England. It is situated in a valley alongside Maltby Beck and King's Wood.|
|This is a famous touristic place with a beach where you can go surfing when the weather is great. It is called "bonhomme de la roche" ("man of the rocks") because of the form of the rocks that looks like a man. This place have inspired a lot of kanak legends.||06/26/2006||429|
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/06/2005||524|
|The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.||07/29/2006||422|
|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||629|
|Sønderborg Castle is a Baroque four-wing palace and home of the Sønderborg Castle Museum. The castle is renowned for being the prison of the former King Christian II, who after his dethronement was held prisoner of state here for 17 years.||03/11/2007||448|
|The castle of the Madeleine, located on the heights of Chevreuse, offers a superb panorama on the valley of the Yvette. Splendid fortress, it was built between XIe and XIVe century. The House of the Park was built inside the enclosure of the Castle. In the cellars of the castle, an exposure "Life of castle" recalls the history of the fortress.|