Tag: castle

  • Castle of Santa Catalina

    Castle of Santa Catalina

    Saint Catalina Castle is known as Castle of Santa Catalina is a Spanish castle, styled in Moorish revival, built-in 1932 and overlooks the city of Jaén. Saint Catalina’s Castle is now known as one of the best castle hotels in Europe. The old fortress that was built on the Cerro de Santa Catalina was made up of…

  • Inverness Castle

    Inverness Castle

    Inverness Castle is situated on view Pl and Castle road overlooking the River Ness, its known as the red sandstone castle, built in 1836 by Architect William Burn, the castle is currently still in use as a court house and no public access is allowed e.g. tourists however the Drum Tower houses an exhibition of…

  • Urquhart Castle

    Urquhart Castle

    Urquhart was once one of Scotland’s biggest castles, during it’s 500 years as a fortress it has saw a number of conflicts and battles between the Scots and the English during the wars of Independence. The castle is located on the headland which overlooks the Loch Ness, the buildings of the castle were laid out…

  • Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress, positioned on the Castle Rock, and can be seen for miles and miles in any direction. Since the reign of David I in the 12th Century, There has been a Royal Castle on the Castle Rock, The site continued to be a royal residence until 1633, During the 17th…

  • Durham Castle

    Durham Castle

    The Durham Castle was built in 1072, orders of William the Conqueror and supervision of Earl of Northumberland, Waltheof, However he rebelled against William and was executed in 1076. The castle was under control of Bishop of Durham, who purchased the earldom and thus becoming the first of the Prince-Bishops of Durham, this tittle had…

  • Broughty Castle

    Broughty Castle

    Broughty Castle positioned on the bank of the river Tay, it was build it 1495 and has been used as a defensive position for many centuries until 1969 when it opened a museum. George Douglas, the 4th Earl of Angus who fortified the castle in 1454 and later on his son Archibald Douglas coerced into the…

  • Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff Castle is a medieval and Victorian Gothic Castle which was built on the remains of Roman and Norman ruins, positioned within the city center of Cardiff. Roman castle The Romans build a castle here due to its strategic location, which gave them easy access to the ocean. Norman Keep & Maintain Normans conquered the…

  • Castell Coch Castle

    Castell Coch Castle

    Castell Coch is a nineteenth-century Gothic Revival castle constructed above the village of Tongwynlais in South of Wales. The first fortress at this location was built in 1081 by the Normans, to defend the town of Cardiff, also have control over the route along the Taff Gorge, however this fort was abandoned shortly afterwards. The…

  • Fuerte del Desnarigado

    Fuerte del Desnarigado

    Fort Desnarigado is a fortress, transformed into a museum, at the shoreline of the southern front of Mount Hacho in Ceuta . Area size of ​​1,280 square meters. The development became completed within the nineteenth century, previously there has been a different building and had been used for the same purpose, military. Towards the end…