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Old June 2nd, 2009, 02:52 PM   #21
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some of the japanese castle
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My city's castle
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 07:02 PM   #22
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Not one German has posted (a photo of the beautiful Neuschwanstein) in this thread yet?
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Old June 4th, 2009, 05:53 PM   #23
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Edo-Jo in Tokyo, destroyed during the war, was the largest castle ever built.
It was made up of 5 concentric rings of battlements, moats and towers around
a central Dojon, designed to trap and confuse attackers.



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to gauge the huge size of the complex, it once occupied the entire Imperial Palace Park:


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Sabugal Castle, Portugal

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Old June 6th, 2009, 01:12 AM   #25
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Old June 6th, 2009, 01:18 AM   #27
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«Chove? Está frio? Está calor? O que importa? Nem que o jogo seja no fim do mundo, entre as neves das serras ou no meio das chamas do inferno. Seja pela terra, pelo mar ou pelo ar, eles aí vão, os adeptos do Benfica atrás da sua equipa... Grande, incomparável e extraordinária massa associativa!» - Bella Gutmann

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Old June 6th, 2009, 01:41 AM   #29
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Old June 6th, 2009, 05:39 PM   #30
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all these are Portuguese castles or there is some one who were built bay moorish?
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Old June 6th, 2009, 09:12 PM   #31
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Sorry for the wide pic:

Alanya castle, Turkey

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Old June 6th, 2009, 09:49 PM   #32
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THAILAND

Sanctuary of Truth (Thai people called it castle)Pattaya City, Chonburi Province

Pimai stone castle Korat Province

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Old June 7th, 2009, 03:27 AM   #33
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very nice! Then was it built?
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Old June 7th, 2009, 03:48 AM   #34
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iberian castles are great

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here i am, but hohenzollern is much better, imo

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Old June 7th, 2009, 04:43 AM   #35
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Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City.
It was the Imperial Residence of Maximilan I and the empress Carlota during the Second Mexican Empire (1864).











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Old June 7th, 2009, 04:48 AM   #36
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Here the same Chapultepec Castle re-sized pic.



Those spaniards castles are amazing!
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Old June 7th, 2009, 12:58 PM   #37
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Serbia - Golubac castle, 15th century

Golubac is situated on river Danube, near to the Roumainien border...











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Paris - Belgrade...

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Paris -ART DECO...

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Old June 7th, 2009, 01:09 PM   #38
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Thailand's great Northeastern plateau is found to have numerous temples of varying sizes.
Most of these structures are believed to be about a thousand years old and built by the people of Brahmanic culture.
These buildings built of brick, and sandstone, or a combination of the both materials.
The basic structure is built from three to five-story surmounted by Buddhist statues, have a low base and their spires are not so tall.
Phimai is the most spectacular and the most important among all.
Geographically, this sanctuary is located on a plain a high plain surrounded by three large canals.
No one knows who actually built Phimai, or why it was built at the particular site it occupies.
However, one source declares,
"It was built in the 12th century and some years before Angkor Wat."
Monsieur H. Parmentier, the Angkorean expert, after a detail study at Phimai came to the conclusion that the temple was built in the reign of King Suriyavoraman (A.D. 1002-1049).
He held that its architectural style closely resembled Angkorean buildings.
Prasat Him Phimai which is the largest sandstone sanctuary in Thailand.
It almost situated in the center of ancient Phimai city.
Its rectangular shape is 655 meters wide and 1,033 meters long.
Nowadays, the Sanctuary looks magnificently restored and renovated.
This fascinating ancient Khmer architecture has been preserved as the National Historical Park.
The monument itself is surrounded with two red sandstone walls.
The external wall and the gallery are punctuated by gate towers (Gopura) at four cardinal points, North, South, East and West.
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Phimai sanctuary is oriented to the south.
But the orientation is not to the south exactly, the axis points 20 degrees east of south.
It may be that it was meant in order to face the direction of Angkor Wat.
There are ancient routes from here to Angkor Wat.
It is recommended that visitors start to enter the Phimai sanctuary from the outer south Gopura which is the main entrance.
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Old June 7th, 2009, 06:15 PM   #39
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Another pic of Carcassone :




And The Mont St Michel , yes , it was a church , and a castel !




British , Spanish and Japan castle surprising me , they are beautiful !
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Old June 7th, 2009, 11:45 PM   #40
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May be Latvian castles are somewhat less interesting but still worth visiting. My Website has got a specific article about best castles in Latvia:
12 most interesting medieval castles in Latvia

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Cesis medieval castle ruins


Koknese castle ruins


Lielstraupe medieval castle


Riga III Order castle


Turaida castle ruins
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