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|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
|Ruin of Gurre Castle in northern Sealand. It was a royal castle for danish King Valdemar 4 Atterdag in the 14th century.||02/04/2006||377|
|This is the ruin of Castle Pfarrköpfchen.|
Erected in ca. 1200 to replace the destroyed Stromburg this castle was lost until the 1980s, when excavation layed open the rests of the walls.
Remarkable is also the chapel of the castle plant. It had been established in Roman architectural style and had a mosaic from that 12. Century in the center of the building at the s...
|The Grasburg is the biggest preserved ruin in the canton of Berne. It dates from the 11th and 12th centuries and was run by the Dukes of Zähringen at the time. In the centuries that followed it had several different owners and many of these extended the castle to suit their needs. When the 'Amtshaus' was built in Schwarzenburg towards the end of the 16th century, the Grasburg was abandoned as t...||01/05/2006||623|
|Castle Neuschwanstein in Bavaria, Germany. Its a really cool place to visit. It belonged to King Ludwig of Bavaria and he made a real fancy castle out of a ruin from the medieval ages. ||08/01/2005||1,483|
|In 1385, Edward Dalyngrigge, a future royal adviser and veteran of the wars with France, receipt the permission of the king to build a castle on its manor of Bodiam. The building which it built, although maintaining a ruin, is one of the castles most celebrated in England. It is visited each year by more than 170.000 people, and the images of its walls and turns, peacefully reflected in water o...||12/28/2005||294|
|Held of XIe with the beginning of XVe century by the family of this name, then by a collateral branch, Castelnau was the seat of a significant "châtellenie quercinoise" which gave bishops of Rodez and Cahors to XVe and XVIe century. The castle had never to undergo a siege, perhaps its defenses provided for it. It was saved ruin since 1896 by the singer Jean Mouliérat who assembled collections o...||01/02/2006||258|
|Our famous ruin in Koenigstein, Germany.||08/17/2005||1,115|
|Kendal Castle is situated on a mound-like hill, known as a drumlin, to the east of the town of Kendal, Cumbria, in northern England.|
It was probably built in the late 12th century as the home of the Barons of Kendal. The best known family to live there were the Parrs, including Katherine, the 6th wife of Henry VIII.
The building has been a ruin since Tudor times bu...
|Koldinghus is the last of the ancient royal castles on the peninsula of Jutland, Denmark. The castle is situated on the south central part of the peninsula in the town of Kolding. The castle was founded in the 11th century and was expanded over the course of centuries and has since then had many functions ranging from fortress, royal residency, ruin, museum and the location of numerous wartime ...||03/28/2008||344|
|Military fortress of XIIe century, located on a rock piton dominating the village of Barroux. It is an exceptional point of view on all the plain of Comtat, laces of Montmirail and the Ventoux mount. The castle was transformed with the Rebirth (XVIe century) into a splendid residence. Given up at the XVIIIe century, it fell in ruin at the time of its repurchase, in 1929, by Mr. Vayson de Praden...||01/02/2006||257|
|This is a little ruin near Rheinbach, Germany.||08/11/2005||331|