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"Swallow's Nest" is a castle, built in the late XIX century near Yalta, in the South of Crimea.
Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Fssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany.
Steeped in myth and legend, castles have always been popular destinations for lovers of history and architecture. Anyone who has ...
Almost every corner of Europe has its fair share of castles, but some are far nicer than others. Cristina Dima rates the 12 most beautiful of them all.
Do you remember the Brothers Grimm stories? Are you fairly tempted to look for Snow White and Cinderella inside a beautiful castle? How about climbing the tower of Rapunzel?
Find out the history behind these magnificent historic forts
National Geographic Photo of the Day: Black Sea Castle, Yalta, Ukraine, 1987