Blown away by the towering beauty of ruins: Five of the most stunning abandoned castles around the world

Windsor Castle remains a Royal Household after almost 1,000 years and the One o’clock Gun still fires daily from Edinburgh Castle, but military strongholds that have been abandoned can be even more intriguing.
Roofless and missing walls, they stand exposed – to the elements and visitors. You can peer into these bare courtyards and towers and begin to imagine what life might have been like there centuries ago. 
There are many stunning abandoned castles around the world, but here are our favourite five:
Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard, 60 miles north-west of Paris, has moats and a... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Travel, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail
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