8 Most Beautiful Castles of the World

Castles are better known as the home of former king’s and queen’s that provide a shelter and protect their realm. Castles showcases the alluring architecture with magnificent views of the mountains and valleys, some are hidden in the aura of green leaves that makes it a sizzling travelling place, visited by many people from all over the world.

1. Bran Castle, Romania

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Bran Castle, Romania
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Bran Castle is a national monument and landmark in Romania. Bran Castle commonly known as Dracula’s Castle and also referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker‘s Dracula. Now the castle is renovated as dedicated to displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie.

The Castle’s Restaurant, open in Queen Marie’s Tea House, preserves the noble refinement of the past and it welcomes its guests into a place meant to add some more to the unique, unforgettable feeling of a perfect day at the Castle.

Entry Fee

45 LEI

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Strada General Traian Moșoiu 24, Bran 507025, Romania

2. Trakai Island Castle, Lithuania

Trakai Island Castle, Lithuania
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Trakai Island Castle is the majestic island located in Lithuania on an island. The construction of the island completed in 15th century. Trakai Island also known as the crown of lake Galve. This island visited by many tourist and showcases the history of Lithuania and present culture.

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Trakai 21142, Lithuania
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3. Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel, France
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Mont Saint-Michel is an island in France. It is the most significant castle cum pilgrimage center. Being one of the amazing place to explore, it attracts people from all over the world. It is the greatest achievement of medieval architecture. It is also the UNESCO World Heritage site.

How to Reach Mont Saint Michel

The nearest railway station is Pontorson, from there you can take a bus to island. from paris you can take a direct train to Rennes,then take a bus to island

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50170 Mont Saint-Michel, France

4. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
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Alnwick Castle is popularly known as the Hogwarts in Harry Potter movie. It is the castle that is used for production of many films such as Transformers: The Last Knight, and as the magnificent Brancaster Castle in Downton Abbey’s 2015 and 2016 Christmas specials.

Interesting Things To Do

Broomstick training & State room tour
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Ticket Price

Adult – £8

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Alnwick NE66 1NQ, United Kingdom

5. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
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Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Germany is the most romantic castle of the country. Perched atop of hills with the majestic Bavarian Alps behind it. It is aesthetically amazing and looks like a fairy place. It is the most beautiful and photogenic place.

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Interesting Things To Do

Trail hiking & visit mary’s bridge

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Neuschwansteinstraße 20, 87645 Schwangau, Germany

6. Kylemore Castle, Ireland

Kylemore Castle, Ireland
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Kylemore Abbey or Kylemore Castle is the fairy castle of Ireland. Visit and experience the beauty with learning its history of tragedy, education & romance. Build in 1868 as a Victorian styled buildings and the Gothic Church beautifully reflected in the waters of Pollacapall Lough.

Interesting Things To Do

Victorian walled Garden, Vegetable and herbs garden, the abbey & Moseoleum

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Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland

7. Bojnice Castle, Slovakia

Bojnice Castle, Slovakia
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Bojnice Castle is the majestic castle stands on a travertine hill over the town in Slovakia. First it was made of wood then gradually replaces with stone.  Now the castle becomes Bojnice National museum and visited by hundreds of tourists. The castle is also famous as wedding destination.

Interesting Things To Do

Travertine cave & character park

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Zámok a okolie 1, 972 01 Bojnice, Slovakia

8. Château de Chambord, France

Château de Chambord, France
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 Château de Chambord, France is the most recognised castle of the world as it is the best example of fortified castles of the medieval era to palatial homes of the Renaissance. It is the perfect blend of traditional French architecture and modern French architecture. Visit at least once in this marvelous and wonder castle.

Interesting Things To Do

Visit vineyards, national park & french formal garden

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Château, 41250 Chambord, France

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