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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. Situated on large park like grounds, the c ...
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 ...
Restored Scottish Castle Of Eilean Donan

Now beautifully restored to its former glory, the Eilean Donan Castle sat for nearly 200 years in ruins surrounded by some of the most stunning scottish scenery.
The very neat castle of Eilean Donan sits on a small island in Loch Duich near Dornie, Scotland. The castle is one of the most famous ones of scottish castles, not only because of staring as the McLeods ...
Cawdor Castle Nairn Scotland UK

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 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 ...
Cawdor Castle Flower Garden Scotland

A charming english country flower garden surrounds the graceful Cawdor Castle in Scotland, UK.
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 ...
Indoor Pool Hearst Castle California USA

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.
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 ...
Hearst Castle Swimming Pool California

A State Historic Monument, the Hearst Castle in California features two swimming pools, stunning expanses of gardens, and a 115 room house.
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.
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 ...
Dreieich Castle Dusk Germany Europe

The evening lights illuminate the Castle ruins of Dreieich as dusk falls over Germany, Europe.
The castle ruin of Dreieich near Frankfurt, Germany, provides nice views, especially during the blue hour, when the night lights illuminate the area.
Picture Of Armadale Castle Gardens

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.
Eilean Donan Scottish Castle Picture

A magically time to photograph the Eilean Donan Scottish Castle is during the blue hour with reflections on the waters of Loch Duich.
The very neat castle of Eilean Donan sits on a small island in Loch Duich near Dornie, Scotland. The castle is one of the most famous ones of scottish castles, not only because of staring as the McLeods ...
Balmoral Castle Aberdeenshire Scotland

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.
Turtle Pond And Belvedere Castle Central Park

Vista Rock is a natural platform in Central Park, New York, which provides the foundation for Belvedere Castle next to Turtle Pond.
While wandering the trails of central park for half a day one may discover an always changing view of this green lung of the city.
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 ...
Water Castle Gluecksburg Germany

The water castle in Gluecksburg on the northeastern coast of Germany.
On the northeastern coast of Germany this idyllic water castle in Gluecksburg is well worth a visit. The castle houses a museum and a restaurant.
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 ...
Picture Of A Castle

The Cawdor Castle is shrouded by Shakespearean myth and mystery!
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 ...
Castle Of Dreieich Germany

The night lighting at the Castle of Dreieich in Germany creates beautiful reflections on the water during blue hour.
The castle ruin of Dreieich near Frankfurt, Germany, provides nice views, especially during the blue hour, when the illuminating lights already came on.
Dundlum Castle Scotland

Cliffside Dundlum Castle on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, Europe.
The cliffhanger castle ruin of Dundlum Castle on the northwestern Tip of the Isle of Skye in Scotland is another example of scottish art of building fortresses during centuries ago.
Medieval Scottish Architecture

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 ...
Armadale Castle Scotland

The beautifully manicured gardens of the Armadale Castle in Scotland, Europe.
The old clan headquarters of the MacDonald's, Armadale castle in southern Isle of Skye, provides besides the ruins of the castle a perfectly maintained garden with various sceneries.
Kilchurn 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.
Glamis Castle Of Scotland

Glamis Castle in the Scottish Highlands, Scotland, Britain, Europe.
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 ...
Inveraray Castle 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.
Castle Pictures

Eilean Donan Castle in Loch Duich, Scotland, Europe.
The very neat castle of Eilean Donan sits on a small island in Loch Duich near Dornie, Scotland. The castle is one of the most famous ones of scottish castles, not only because of staring as the McLeods ...
Cawdor Castle Gardens

The pretty gardens of Cawdor Castle in Scotland are well worth a visit.
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 ...
Royal Castle Of Balmoral

The Royal Castle of Balmoral in the Scottish Highlands of Scotland.
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.
Urquhart Castle Night

Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness, Scotland at night.
The ancient ruin of Urquhart Castle on 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 ...
Glamis Castle Statue

A statue stands proud in the ground of the Glamis Castle in the Scottish Highlands, Europe.
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 Glami ...
Stirling Castle Scotland

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 ...
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 ...
Glamis Castle Scotland Highlands

The ancient Glamis Castle in the Highlands of Scotland.
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 ...
Cawdor Castle

The green gardens of Cawdor Castle are well worth a visit.
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 ...
St Andrews Beach Scotland

A brooding sky above the castle ruins on St Andrews Beach in Scotland, Europe.
Golfers may know St.Andrews as the city, where their sport was invented. But not only golfers come to St.Andrews these days. The heritage in this city, including the castle high above the sea and the ...
Scotland Castles

Sunset Light At Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
The spectacular scenery of Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire even gets more dramatic during sunset or sunrise. Only then the castle, sitting on its rock high above the windy north sea, ...
Scottish Castles

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 ...
Angels Castle Rome

The late afternoon light on shines on the St Angel Castle in Rome, Italy, Europe.
Late afternoon light on the angels bridge leading to angels castle, Rome Italy. The castle was an old fortress during the medieval times and was renamed angels castle after the archangel Michael was ...
Caerlaverock Castle Scotland

The intriguing triangular Caerlaverock Castle in southeast 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 ...
Armadale Castle Gardens

Surrounding the ruins of the Armadale Castle in Scotland are the well kept castle gardens.
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.
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