Castles not sure if anyone would be

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  1. Kronnie

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    Interested but I thought I would post some pictures of French castles

    Some of these i have been to see and they are Extrodinaraly Beautiful...some are just wrecks though sadly.

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  2. Kronnie

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    This is a castle i went to see last year....Great place, inside the castle walls is a small town, shops resturants still most of the grounds inside are as they were when first built hundreds an hundreds of years ago

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    This is the same castle from a slightly airial view.

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    *sigh*

    How beautiful and romantic!

    The first castle in your second post for me conjures up images of knights in shining armor and beautiful maidens in pointed headdresses.

    So are some of these still residences or are all museums?
     
  4. Kronnie

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    I havnt been to all of these sadly ( in time hehe ) but as far as i know all can be visited, some are museums, others are open all year round for people to come and see the spelder they possess...There are lituraly hundreds of castles still in France ( not so many in tact ones in england though sadly )

    Puss_In_Boots as you liked the second one , i found a great site that shows more of the inside of this one hope you like it :)

    http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western_Europe/France/france5.htm
     
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    Merci, Kronnie! (got your PM ;))
     
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    I just recieved it :) Thankyou ...Ill post some more up in here from France shortly ...I hope you liked them, I thought the 6th picture was just Beautiful :)
     
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    I can say that there certainly isn't anything like that around here. Breathtaking photos, Kronnie!
     
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    we have pretty some castles around here too, a lot from the habsburgs.. as they used to be occupants of my fellow countrymen ages ago..
     
  9. Kronnie

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    Thanks for the great comments
    This next picture is a castle resturant, very romantic i think ( ill post a picture of the inside as well just to show the type of seting it has :)

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    Perhaps a fairy tale castle :p

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    Or a German Castle (Neuschwanstein ) that Walt Disney himself went to see, and so loved the look of it, it is this Castle that Inspired his vision of The Disneyland Castle.

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    This Is the same Castle ( All i have to say about this is "WOW"

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    Same Castle as above but a bit closer in :)
     
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    Absolutely breathtaking, Kronni. I love old ("Old" as in pre-1500's, at least) architecture, and Castles are my #1 weakness.
    I have always had an inbred fantasy of being given free-reign to simply explore all the little nooks and crannies of an old, large castle. Turrets, dungeons, tower stairways, hidden passageways.... Fascinating!!!
     
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    You should check out europe one day Rose, theres lots an lots of castles your allowed to do that with, check every nook and cranny that is :)

    A little picture just for you Rose , from the secondeth centry :)
    Its an ancient temple

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    Bonus one just cause i felt like it hehehehe :p

    Potala Palace in Tibet ( A most wonderful country filled with beautiful landscapes and awsome buildings this building was built in around 630AD and is still standing :)
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    Rose you might enjoy this site ...
    http://scenery.cnd.org/Scenery/index3.html
     
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    I've been to Europe, and even slept in a castle (it was the one thing I DEMANDED as part of our tour plans). We went to some castles, and wandered a bit, but there were many places that were 'off limits'... and it's those places that intrigue the hell out of me [​IMG]

    i just want to break the queue, and go running into the deep, dark depths!!!
     
  14. Kronnie

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    Which castle did you go to see Rose ? which country in europe .... :)

    Into the merky depths we go....where it leads us nobody knows, lets start this journey off right , and forget the silly flashlights, Grab the oily ragged stake, and lets start of, wholl naviagte? ?

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    Ahhhh Mad Ludwig's castle, I'd love to live there. I can imagine myself pulling out of that castle in a Koenigsegg and just going for a nice drive.... lol
     
  16. Kronnie

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    It is a very cool castle indeed...Ya could end up getting lost in there for a while, Fantastic view as well..