49 Of The Most Beautiful Historic Castles Discovered Around The World, As Shared By This Online Group




According to this year’s surveys, 11 percent of Americans who are planning to travel internationally right now are considering a trip to the United Kingdom. Of those travelers, one-in-four intends to explore the country beyond London, showing an interest in its history and heritage.

A similar curiosity fuels trips to villages throughout Europe and other continents that otherwise might’ve ended up being forgotten. Settlements abandoned by developers that never became suburbs.

However, there is a way to visit these wonderful places even without leaving your home. The subreddit r/Castles and its 149k members constantly share pictures of wonderful historic palaces and fortifications. So pack your thumbs, we’re scrolling!

#1 Edinburgh, Scotland Is Like A Real Life Harry Potter World

Edinburgh, Scotland Is Like A Real Life Harry Potter World

#2 Mont St-Michel, France

Mont St-Michel, France

#3 Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

#4 Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven, Scotland

#5 Cochem Castle, Germany

Cochem Castle, Germany

#6 Osaka Castle At Night

Osaka Castle At Night

#7 The Bojnice Castle Was Built In The 12th Century, It’s Located In Slovakia And Has Romantic,gothic And Renaissance Elements

The Bojnice Castle Was Built In The 12th Century, It's Located In Slovakia And Has Romantic,gothic And Renaissance Elements

#8 Kylemore Abbey In The Fog, Connemara, Galway, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey In The Fog, Connemara, Galway, Ireland

#9 Sanctuary Of Truth In Pattaya, Thailand

Sanctuary Of Truth In Pattaya, Thailand

#10 Stalker, Scotland. Stalker Castle Was First Built In 1320 By Clan Macdougall

Stalker, Scotland. Stalker Castle Was First Built In 1320 By Clan Macdougall

It took on the form we see today in the 1440’s after the Stewarts took over. The Stewarts lost the castle in a drunken bet around 1620 to Clan Campbell

#11 Château De Pierrefonds, France. It Is Such An Overwhelming Feeling Just Standing In Front Of It

Château De Pierrefonds, France. It Is Such An Overwhelming Feeling Just Standing In Front Of It

#12 Scaligero Castle, Italy

Scaligero Castle, Italy

#13 I Didn’t Notice Any Japanese Castles, So Here Is Himeji Castle

I Didn't Notice Any Japanese Castles, So Here Is Himeji Castle

#14 Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

#15 Butrón Castle, Spain

Butrón Castle, Spain

#16 Wooden Church On Kizhi Island, Russia, Builts Without Nails

Wooden Church On Kizhi Island, Russia, Builts Without Nails

#17 Fort Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands

Fort Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands

#18 Hohenzollern Castle At Sunrise On A Winter Morning In The Sea Of Clouds, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle At Sunrise On A Winter Morning In The Sea Of Clouds, Germany

#19 Peleș Castle – Carpathian Mountains – Sinaia, Romania

Peleș Castle - Carpathian Mountains - Sinaia, Romania

#20 Borrekens Castle – Antwerp – Construction Began 1270

Borrekens Castle - Antwerp - Construction Began 1270

#21 Abandoned Castle In Lough Key, Ireland

Abandoned Castle In Lough Key, Ireland

#22 Wernigerode Castle, Germany

Wernigerode Castle, Germany

#23 The Castle Of Wijnendale, Belgium

The Castle Of Wijnendale, Belgium

#24 Quinta Da Regaleira In Sintra Portugal. This Place Is Surreal

Quinta Da Regaleira In Sintra Portugal. This Place Is Surreal

#25 Tantallon Castle, Scotland

Tantallon Castle, Scotland

#26 The Garibaldi Castle In Khryashchevka, Russia, Is Named By Its Owner In The Honor Of His Father – Garibaldi Arcadievich Kuzichkin

The Garibaldi Castle In Khryashchevka, Russia, Is Named By Its Owner In The Honor Of His Father - Garibaldi Arcadievich Kuzichkin

The castle was built in the Neo-Gothic style and it’s more of an architectural fantasy on the theme of European Gothic and Romanticism

#27 The Rock Of Cashel, An Ancient Royal Site For The Kings Of Munster In County Tipperary, Ireland

The Rock Of Cashel, An Ancient Royal Site For The Kings Of Munster In County Tipperary, Ireland

#28 Pena Palace – Sintra, Portugal

Pena Palace - Sintra, Portugal

#29 The Ezra Pound Castle, Schloss Brunnenburg Or Castel Fontana. Built In 1241 It Is Situated Above The City Of Merano, On The Outskirts Of The Municipality Of Tirol, Italy

The Ezra Pound Castle, Schloss Brunnenburg Or Castel Fontana. Built In 1241 It Is Situated Above The City Of Merano, On The Outskirts Of The Municipality Of Tirol, Italy

#30 The Royal Castle Of Olite Is A Former Castle Of The Kings Of Navarre, Situated In Northern Spain. The Silhouette Of The Castle, Is Not Only Imposing, It Is Also Unique For Its Architectural Chaos

The Royal Castle Of Olite Is A Former Castle Of The Kings Of Navarre, Situated In Northern Spain. The Silhouette Of The Castle, Is Not Only Imposing, It Is Also Unique For Its Architectural Chaos

#31 This Oberhofen Castle, With Its Tower On The Water, Lies On The Right Shore Of The Lake Of Thun, In Switzerland. It Dates Back To The 13th Century

This Oberhofen Castle, With Its Tower On The Water, Lies On The Right Shore Of The Lake Of Thun, In Switzerland. It Dates Back To The 13th Century

#32 The Imperial Castle In Cochem, Germany

The Imperial Castle In Cochem, Germany

#33 Château Miranda – Belgium

Château Miranda - Belgium

#34 Spiš Castle, Slovakia

Spiš Castle, Slovakia

#35 Neuschwanstein Castle On Winter, In Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle On Winter, In Germany

#36 Penrhyn Castle, Wales

Penrhyn Castle, Wales

#37 At The End Of A 2.64 Mile Long Avenue Lined With Chestnut Trees And Flanked By Grazing Deer Awaits Windsor Castle A Truly Magnificent Sight

At The End Of A 2.64 Mile Long Avenue Lined With Chestnut Trees And Flanked By Grazing Deer Awaits Windsor Castle A Truly Magnificent Sight

#38 Kalavantin Durg, India. Fortress Atop A Steep Hill

Kalavantin Durg, India. Fortress Atop A Steep Hill

#39 Scotny Castle Built Around 1370. Kent UK

Scotny Castle Built Around 1370. Kent UK

#40 Island Fortress Of Murud-Janzira, Off The West Coast Of India

Island Fortress Of Murud-Janzira, Off The West Coast Of India

#41 Le Mont Saint Michel, France— One Of The Inspirations For Minas Tirith

Le Mont Saint Michel, France— One Of The Inspirations For Minas Tirith

#42 Fenis Castle, Italy

Fenis Castle, Italy

#43 30 B.c Roman Fortress Masada (Near The Dead Sea Israel)

30 B.c Roman Fortress Masada (Near The Dead Sea Israel)

#44 Castillo De Loarre Is One Of Spain’s Best Preserved Romanesque Castles. The Castle Appeared In The Epic Movie “Kingdom Of Heaven”

Castillo De Loarre Is One Of Spain's Best Preserved Romanesque Castles. The Castle Appeared In The Epic Movie "Kingdom Of Heaven"

#45 Road To Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Road To Mont-Saint-Michel, France

#46 Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy France

Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy France

#47 Le Mont-Saint-Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel

#48 Lichtenstein Castle, Germany

Lichtenstein Castle, Germany

#49 Bojnice Castle In Slovakia

Bojnice Castle In Slovakia




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  1. Alex chingwenje says:

    Nice mi like yo pics