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The List of castles is a link page for any castle in the sense of a fortified building. For other uses, see Castle (disambiguation). ...

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Armenia

Castles in Armenia Aghjkaghala Castle Amberd Fortress Artagers - 1st century B.C. Baghaberd Fortress Berdavan Castle Bjhni Fortress Boloraberd Fortress Dashtadem Fortress Erebuni Fortress - 782 B.C., also known as Yerevani Berd - impregnable during a siege in the 7th century A.D. Garni Berd - 1st millennium B.C. (ruined) Halidzor...

Austria

This page is a list of castles and castle ruins in Austria, arranged by state. ...

Belarus

This is a list of castles in Belarus. ...

Belgium

Castle of Beersel This is a list of castles in Belgium. ...

Brazil

  • Castelo do Barão J. Smith de Vasconcellos
  • Castelo de São Jorge da Mina
  • Castelo de Pedras Altas
  • Castelo do Pereira
  • Ilha Fiscal

Bulgaria

The Holy Theotokos of Petrich church View from further The Asenova krepost at the beginning of the twentieth century Asenova krepost (Bulgarian: , Asens Fortress) is a medieval fortress in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains, 2-3 km south of the town of Asenovgrad, on a high rocky ridge on the... Baba Vida (Баба Вида) is a mediaeval fortress in Vidin in northwestern Bulgaria and is the towns primary landmark. ... Storgosia was a road station of Ancient Rome located in the vicinity of Pleven, northern Bulgaria, in the modern Kaylaka Park. ... Tsarevets (Bulgarian: Царевец) is a mediaeval stronghold located on a hill with the same name in Veliko Tarnovo in northern Bulgaria. ...

Canada

Main article: List of castles in Canada

This is a list of castles in Canada. ...

China (PRC)

  • Gyantse Castle
  • Hailongtun Castle
  • Kamba Castle
  • Monte da Guia Castle
  • Qiang Castle
  • Bsma grub Trse Castle
  • Xiaopei Castle
  • Yungbulakang Castle

Yungbulakang Palace located 9 km south of Tsetang is the first palace for the first Tibetan king Niechi in the Yalong River Valley, near Lhasa in Tibet. ...

Croatia

Califfi Castle (Croatian: Dvorac Califfi) is a 17th century castle on the Croatian island of Ugljan, located in the town of the same name. ... Located in Bistrita, CeTin is the first youth center in Romania. ... Eltz Manor is a castle in Vukovar, Croatia. ... Medvedgrad is a medieval castle on the south slopes of Medvednica mountain, roughly on the halfway from the Croatian capital Zagreb to the mountain top Sljeme. ... Trakošćan (also spelled Trakostyan) is a castle located in northern Croatia (in the Varaždin county) that dates back to the 13th century (first written mention in 1334). ...

Cuba

This 19th century map of Havana shows La Cabañas strategic location along the east side of the entrance to the citys harbor. ... The Morro Castle by night Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro (or Morro Castle) is a picturesque fortress guarding the entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba. ... The entrance to the fortress The Castillo de la Real Fuerza (Castle of the Royal Force) is a fortress on the eastern side of Havana (Cuba) harbour, set back from the entrance to the port, and bordering the Plaza de Armas. ... View over the bay from the fortress The Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca (also known by the less formal title of Castillo del Morro or as San Pedro de la Roca Castle) is a fortress on the coast of the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba. ...

Cyprus

The Kantara Castle is the easternmost of the castles situated on the Kyrenia mountain range in North Cyprus. ... The St. ... Buffavento Castle is located in Northern Cyprus. ...

Czech Republic

BezdÄ›z Castle BezdÄ›z Castle (Czech: ) is a Gothic castle located some 20 km southeast of ÄŒeská Lípa, Czech Republic. ... Entrance to the Prague Castle at night The Prague Castle (Czech: Pražský hrad) is the castle in Prague where the Czech kings, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have had their offices. ... View of chateau (Photo from official website of Chlumec nad Cidlinou) Karlova Koruna (German: Karlskrone) is the chateau built in 1721-1723 for František Ferdinand Kinský in the town of Chlumec nad Cidlinou. ... KarlÅ¡tejn KarlÅ¡tejn (German: Karlstein) is a large Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by Charles IV. The castle served as a place for safekeeping the Empire coronation jewels, holy relics and other royal treasures. ... Konopiště is a château (castle) located in the Czech Republic, about 50 km southeast of Prague, outside the city of Benešov. ... KÅ™ivoklát Castle Location of KÅ™ivoklát Castle in the Czech Republic KÅ™ivoklát Castle can be found in Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. ... History On the slope of the Elbe in Kuks, there used to be mineral springs. ... GrabÅ¡tejn Castle GrabÅ¡tejn is a castle situated not far from Liberec, near the three-country-border area, where the borders of the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland meet. ...

Denmark

This is a consolidated list of castles and palaces in Denmark. ...

Egypt

The Saladin Citadel of Cairo (Arabic: قلعة صلاح الدين) is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Cairo. ... Citadel of Qaitbay, built in 1477 Front view of Citadel of Qaitbay The Citadel of Qaitbay (or the Fort of Qaitbay) is a 15th century defensive building located on the Mediterranean sea coast of Egypt, not far from the ruins of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt. ...

Estonia

This is a list of castles in Estonia. ...

Finland

This is a list of castles in Finland. ...

France

This is a list of castles in France, arranged by Region and Department. ...

Germany

This is a list of castles in Germany. ...

Ghana

A contemporary drawing of the Danish colonial fort, Fort Christiansborg, now Osu Castle. ...

Greece

Map of the remains of Acrocorinth Acrocorinth (Gr. ... Acropolis (Gr. ... Front view of Angelokastro approaching from the nearby village of Krini. ... The Castle of Bourtzi is located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplion. ... The lighthouse in the Venetian harbour, a landmark of Chania Chania (IPA , Greek: Χανιά, also transliterated as Hania, older form Chanea and Venetian: Canea, Godart and Olivier abbreviation: KH, Ottoman Turkish: خانيه Hanya) is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania Prefecture. ... Larissa is the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, located in a high rocky hill, within the towns boundaries. ... Rethymno (IPA ), also Rethimno, Rethymnon, Réthymnon, and Rhíthymnos) (Greek: Ρέθυμνο, in Turkish Resmo), a city of approximately 40,000 people, is the capital of Rethymno Prefecture in the island of Crete. ... The village of Hóra Sfakíon Sfakiá (Greek Σφακιά) is a beautiful, traditional, mountainous area to the South West of the island of Crete, in the Chania prefecture. ... Frangokastello Frangokastello (Greek Φρανκοκάστελλο) is the location of a castle and scattered settlement on the south coast of Crete, Greece, about 12 km. ...

Guernsey

This is a list of castles in the Channel Islands. ...

Hungary

The Castle of Diósgyőr is a medieval castle in the historical town of Diósgyőr which is now part of the Northern Hungarian city Miskolc. ... Eger - Dobó square and the castle. ... Kőszeg (German: ) is a town in Vas county, Hungary. ... Sirok Castle ruins Aerial Photo: Sirok - Castle Sirok is a historic village (population 2,100) in Heves county in Hungary, situated near Eger in Mátra mountains. ... Szigetvár (Serbian: or Sigetvar) is a town in Baranya County in southern Hungary. ...

Iran

This is a list of castles in Iran. ...

Ireland

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Isle of Man

Castle Rushen seen across Castletown Harbour, the entrance to the Silverburn river Castle Rushen is a medieval castle located in Castletown in the south of the Isle of Man. ... Peel Castle is a mostly ruined castle built on St Patricks Isle near the town of Peel, Isle of Man. ...

Italy

This is a list of castles in Italy. ...

Japan

This is a list of castles in Japan. ...

Jersey

This is a list of castles in the Channel Islands. ...

Jordan

Al Karak (also Karak or Kerak) (Arabic: الكرك) is a city in Jordan that contains a famous Crusader castle. ... Qasr Amra (Arabic: قصر عمرة) is the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan. ... The ruins of Qasr Azraq Qasr Azraq (Arabic,قصر الأزرق)is a large fortress located in present-day eastern Jordan. ... Qasr Kharana Interior of Qasr Kharana Qasr Kharana (Arabic: ‎) is one of the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan, about 60km east of Amman and relatively close to the border with Saudi Arabia. ... Montreal was a Crusader castle located in Idumaea (Edom) on the eastern side of the Jordan river. ... Rabadh Castle Rabadh Castle (also Ajlun Castle or Qalat Al-Rabed) (Arabic: قلعة الربض; transliterated: Qalat ar-Rabad) is an Islamic castle that stands atop Jabal Beni Auf near Ajlun in present-day northern Jordan, at . The name of the castle comes from an Arabic word which means settling or...

Korea

Korean name Seong mean Castle (also Fortress). ...

Latvia

This is a list of castles in Latvia. ...

Lithuania

Most of Lithuanian early castles were wooden and didnt survive until nowadays. ...

Luxembourg

  • Beaufort Castle
  • Bourglinster Castle
  • Brandenbourg Castle
  • Bourscheid Castle
  • Clervaux Castle
  • Esch-sur-Sûre Castle
  • La Rochette Castle
  • Vianden Castle

Beaufort Castle can refer to several places: Beaufort Castle, Scotland, near Beauly a castle at Beaufort, Luxembourg Beaufort (Crusader castle) in Lebanon Beaufort Castle, France, near Anjou See also Beaufort disambiguation page This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

Mexico

Aerial view of the Chapultepec Castle and the Monument of the Heroic Cadets. ...

Moldova

County Status County capital Mayor Mihail Popovschi, since 2001 Population (2005) ~28,407 Location Web site [1] Soroca is a Moldovan city situated on the Dniester River about 160 km north of Chisinau. ...

Mongolia

  • Artificial Lake Castle
  • Mongol Castle
  • Ordu-Baliq
  • Sangiin Kerem
  • Tsagaan Baishin of Tsogtu Taiji

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Netherlands

This is a list of castles in the Netherlands. ...

New Zealand

The ruins of Cargill’s Castle stand on a promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean in New Zealand’s southern city of Dunedin. ... Larnach Castle at night. ...

Poland

List of castles of Poland Babice - Wygiełzów (Lipowiec) woj. ...

Portugal

This page is a list of castles and castle ruins in Portugal, arranged by region: // region: Entre Douro e Minho Castle of Guimarães, Guimarães region: Trás-os-Montes Castle of Ansiães, Carrazeda de Ansiães Castle of Monforte, Chaves Castle of Montalegre, Montalegre region: Beira Litoral...

Romania

This is a list of castles in Romania. ...

Russia

The fortress of Ladoga This is a list of castles in Russia. ...

Serbia

Petrovaradin Petrovaradin (Serbian: Петроварадин or Petrovaradin; Croatian: Petrovaradin; Hungarian: Pétervárad; German: Peterwardein; Turkish Petervaradin]), formerly a fortified town, is part of the agglomeration of Novi Sad in Serbia (population 13,917 in 2002). ... View of Golubac fortress from Danube Golubac (Голубац) is a village and municipality on the north-eastern border of Serbia, on the right side of the river Danube. ...

Slovakia

This is a list of castles in Slovakia. ...

Slovenia

Blejski grad The Bled castle (Slovenian: Blejski grad) is a castle built on top of a 130 meter cliff overlooking lake Bled, located in Bled, Slovenia. ... The tower with Ljubljana city flag Ljubljana Castle (Slovenian: Ljubljanski grad) is a medieval castle on the top of Castle Hill in Ljubljana, Slovenia. ... Streiteben or Ravne Castle is a castle in the north of Slovenias Carinthia (province) (Koroška). ...

South Africa

  • Castle On the Cliff
  • Knoetzie Castles

Spain

Pedro of Castiles Palace in the Alcázar of Seville This is a list of castles in Spain. ...

Switzerland

This list includes castles and fortresses in Switzerland. ...

Sweden

Bohus Castle This is a list of castles in Sweden. ...

Syria

This is a list of castles in Syria. ...

Tibet

The Potala Palace, located in Lhasa, Tibet, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala after a failed uprising in 1959. ...

Turkey

Bagras or Baghras is the name of a town and nearby castle in present-day Turkey, in the Amanus Mountains. ... Bodrum Castle (Bodrum Kalesi), located in southwest Turkey in the city of Bodrum, was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. ... Namrun Kalesi is a castle near the town of Çamlıyayla in Mersin Province, Turkey. ...

Ukraine

This is a list of castles in Ukraine. ...

United Kingdom

For listings of castles in the United Kingdom see: Castles in England Castles in Northern Ireland Castles in Scotland Castles in Wales Category: ...

United States

This is a list of castles in the United States. ...

Other castles

Crusader Castles

This article is about the medieval crusades. ... Krak des Chevaliers, Syria This is a list of castles in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, founded or occupied during the crusades. ...

Fictional castles

This is a list of fictional castles. ... This is a list of fictional airborne castles. ...

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Above: Ewloe Castle in northeast Wales is among a class of lesser-known castles built by the native princes of Wales.
The first castle on this site may have been erected in the middle of the 12th century by Owain Gwynedd, and was likely improved later by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (the Great) and his grandson Llywelyn ap Gruffydd (the Last).
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