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Old May 7th, 2012, 09:42 PM   #1
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Beautiful Castles, Forts, Palaces around the world.

There are many Castles, Forts, Palaces arround the world. Some of them were built for lofty and beautiful purposes. Some were built by cruel kings, emperors... but they are impressive, beautiful and are of great value now.
The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

Red Fort, India


Potala Palace, Tibetan, China. This was startes in 1645 and took 45 years to complete.


Heimeji Castle, Japan


Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea


Hue imperial Palace, Vietnam


The Imperial Palace of Beijing is one of the most of large palaces in the world.


Summer Palace, China

Louyang Fort, Henan, China


Angkor Wat complex, Cambodia.


Mandalay Palace, Myanmar

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Bagan, Myanmar

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand.



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Agra Fort, India




New Delhi President Palace, India




Mumbai Taj Mahal Palace, India



Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia



Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal

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Leeds Castle, United Kingdom



Mount Saint Michel Castle, France




Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany




Prague Castle, Czech Republic

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Chaumont Castle, France




Chambord Castle,Loire Valley,France



Brighton Palace, UK



Castle Howard, UK





Buckingham Palace, England

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Capitol building, Washington DC





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Florida state capitol, USA


Pennsylvania State Capitol



Texas State capitol


Wisconsin state capitol, USA



Illinois State Capitol, USA

California State capitol
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Valencia, spain (Generalitat)
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Valencia, spain (Lonja)
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Valencia, spain (Torres de Serranos, old city gate)
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Salah El Din Castle - Cairo - Egypt




Qaitbay Castle in Alexandria, Egypt

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Bogd Khan Palace, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia



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Trongsa Dzong fortress, Bhutan



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amazing pics
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Wat Ho Prabang Royal palace, Luang prabang, Laos.

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Upud Palace, Bali, Indonesia



Royal Palace, Angkor Thom, Cambodia
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Reunification Palace, Saigon, Vietnam


Istana Negara, Royal Palace, KL, Malaysia


The Nurul Iman palace,Brunei


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Peoples Palace of Studies, Pyongyang, North Korea



Al Salam Presidential Palace, Baghdad, Iraq


Republican Palace Baghdad, Iraq

Darulaman Palace, Afghanistan


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Mohatta Palace, Pakistan


Presidential Palace, Havana, Cuba

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The Pink Palace, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Dolmabache Palace, Turkey


Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey



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More than half of the world like dome structure. Is that Islamic architecture?
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There are many beautiful castles and palaces in Europe, it's difficult to post all.
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Some buidings in Europe look like castles or palaces too.
E.g. Cambridge, Oxford are universities which are more beautiful than castles.


Thus, it loses much time to post European castles. There are a lot.
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incredible, really beautiful photos...thanks for the effort cyberurban.
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