Awesome Óbidos Castle, The name "Óbidos" probably derives from the Latin term oppidum, meaning "citadel", or "fortified city". The municipality had its origin in an early Roman settlement near the foothills of an elevated escarpment
Emblematic of Portuguese medieval military architecture, the Castle of Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal is one of the monuments that best reflects the diversity of defenses used during the Middle Ages.
amazing photo of Palace Swallow’s Nest; The neo-Gothic Swallow's Nest castle perches 130 feet meters) above the Black Sea near Yalta in southern Ukraine. Built by a German noble in the flamboyant seaside residence now houses an Italian restaurant.
Spiš Castle, Slovakia - The ruins of Spiš Castle in eastern Slovakia form one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe. The castle is situated above the town of Spišské Podhradie and the village of Žehra, in the region known as Spiš.
Predjama Castle is a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in south-central Slovenia, in the historical region of Inner Carniola. It is located approximately 11 kilometres from the town of Postojna and 9 kilometres from Postojna Cave.
Castle of Butron, located in Gatika, in the province of Biscay, in northern Spain. It dates originally from the Middle Ages, although it owes its present appearance to an almost complete rebuilding begun by Francisco de Cubas in
Beautiful Windows in Ightham Mote, a medieval manor house, dating to around close to the village of Ightham, near Sevenoaks in Kent. The name & derives from & & [place]& rather than referring to the body of water.