Images of Castle

Castles are a type f fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. It is said that they were used as a residence of nobility in contrast to fortified settlements that served also as public defense. The origins of castles are estimated at the 9th and 10th century and many of them do still exist - like Neuschwanstein, Alcázar of Segovia and Castle of Santa Maria da Feira.

Click through our gallery and discover all types of castle around the globe.

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