Historic Castles Around the World

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Here are five historic castles that are still standing today.

Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France
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Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. It is located about one kilometre off the country's northwestern coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches and is 100 hectares in size.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany
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Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany.

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales
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Conwy Castle is a medieval fortification in Conwy, on the north coast of Wales. It was built by Edward I, during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289. 

Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague Castle is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, dating from the 9th century. It is the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic.

Château Miranda, Houyet, Belgium
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Château Miranda, also known as Château de Noisy is a 19th-century neo-Gothic castle in Celles, province of Namur, Belgium, in the region of the Ardennes.

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