Ruins, Castles, Palaces!
WHAAAT do you mean, you don't like this blog?! MISTRESS! Where's the gun!?!
WHAAAT do you mean, you don't like this blog?! MISTRESS! Where's the gun!?!

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A website for your castle viewing pleasures.

I’m Michael, and I blog here about historical places: Ruins, castles, palaces, historical towns, monasteries and churches I’ve visited.

Be sure to check out the photo gallery. Especially if you’re looking for some inspirations where to go or how to make your own palace stunningly beautiful.

Have fun on my site,
Lord Michael.

Ruins, Castles and Palaces:

Walls and towers at Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle

Ruins, Castles, Palaces! Just outside of Edinburgh city, lay the ruins of Craigmillar Castle. According to Wikipedia, it’s one of the best preserved medieval castles

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Bastions of Mesocco Castle

Mesocco Castle

We just left Milan, great food and Sforza castle behind us. Traveling back to Biberach would take us over San Bernardino pass through Switzerland back

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Meersburg Castle Entrance

Meersburg Castle

There’s a big mystery about Meersburg: Although it is the oldest inhabited castle in Germany, it’s exact age is unknown. The castle was first mentioned

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Salzburg - The sound of music...

Fortress Hohensalzburg

The fortress Hohensalzburg and its bastions are build on an area of 14.000 m², making it the largest completely preserved medieval castle in Central Europe.

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Entrance to Rastatt Residential Palace.

Rastatt Residential Palace

Margrave and military commander Louis William of Baden-Baden wasn’t the luckiest of fellas: While he was busy protecting Europe from the Turks, his residence got

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Bruchsal Palace from outside.

Bruchsal Palace

Construction of Bruchsal Palace originally started at 1720. The Palace consisted of 16 buildings, which have been separated from each other for safety reasons: The

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Fishermens Bastion


Buda Castle District The fisherman’s bastion looks like a castle from a ferytale. It was build between 1895 and 1902, a time at which castles

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