We visit some of the most beautiful castles in the world

In many countries there are impressive constructions They reflect a unique and majestic architecture. The most beautiful castles are located on different continents and, although the passage of time has meant that some are not preserved intact, many have been restored or rest as ruins.

Usually, these castles are in beautiful surroundings and they have long paths to reach their main entrances. This makes life lovely landscapes. Some are content to look at them from outside, while others prefer to go into their enigmatic places.

They are constructions that refer us to childhood fairy tales. They are evocative and have that magic of fantasy and time. Being there, you can't stop immersing yourself in a dream. These are some of the most famous.

Neuschwanstein Castle

It is located in Bavaria, in Germany. This is one of the castles that King Louis II of Bavaria built, the Mad King. Of romantic inspiration, the works began in 1869, but the king did not see it finished.

Not only is the construction wonderful, the green mountains and lush trees that surround it make you feel like in a fairy tale. The visit to the castle lasts approximately 30 minutes. But you must have time to secure your entry, since it is a very, very visited place.

Eilean Donan Castle

This is another of the most beautiful castles in the world and is located in Scotland. It began to rise in the twelfth century, but it has been rebuilt in recent times. In this place fighting between British and Spanish was fought, for that reason it was deteriorated.

Eilean Donan Castle has its own legend. The protagonist is the ghost of a dead Spanish soldier and who, they say, roams the halls in search of relief to his sorrows.

Himeji Castle

It is located in the coastal city of Himeji. It was declared a World Heritage Site and It is the symbol of feudal Japan, since it was built in the 14th century and, although it was rebuilt in the 17th century, it retains its original form.

It is situated on a hill and the main road is a maze in zig Zag. It has been the scene of the recording of some series and, due to its importance, it is also the scene of festivities.

4. Alcazar de Segovia, a spectacular fortress

Alcazar of Segovia

Spain is a land of castles, but if there is one especially known is the Alcazar of Segovia. It rises in a wonderful enclave, at the confluence of two small rivers, the Eresma and the Clamores.

Originally a royal residence in the thirteenth century, it was extended over time, especially in the fifteenth century. Highlights the fabulous tower of Juan II, from whose terrace you can see a magnificent panoramic view. Of course, you have to climb 156 steps.

Lichtenstein Castle

Lichtenstein Castle stands in the Swabian Mountains, in Germany. It was built on the ruins of another medieval castle and, although he is not so well known, he is considered one of the most beautiful castles in the world.

At present, It is private property. However, you can make excursions that allow access to its facilities and know its spectacular spaces.

Bran Castle

It is located in Romania. As well It is known as Dracula's Castle, since it is said that Bram Stoker was inspired by him to create the lair of the most famous vampire in history.

This is another one of those castles that is worth knowing, not only for its enormous tradition in this country, but for its relationship, precisely, with the history of Count Dracula. It has nothing dark and a lot of beauty.

Chenonceau Castle

It is located in the Loire Valley, in France. It is also known as the castle of the Ladies because they are women the protagonists of its history. It has impressive gardens, as the renowned garden of Diana de Poitiers. It also has a jetty to access the Cher River.

Castle chapultepec

This construction is located in Mexico City and is an emblem of this country. One of its great attractions is that it is within the city. It originated in the 18th century, although it underwent subsequent remodeling. Today it houses the National History Museum.

Larnach Castle

These beautiful castles are located in Dunedin, in New Zealand. They are very attractive since they are the only two castles in this area and although they are better known as large mansions, they attract many travelers. The first can be visited, while the second rests as ruins, which you can see only from afar.

Swallow's Nest Castle

It is another of the most beautiful castles that you can visit. It is in Ukraine and is relatively new, since it was built between 1911 and 1921. From it you can contemplate splendid landscapes starring the Black Sea in all its splendor and a vivid and poetic nature.

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