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  1. Castle of Arenberg | Leuven, Belgium

    Middle Ages
    The site had been the castle of the lords of Heverlee since the 12th century, but this family became impoverished and had to sell the site in 1445 to the Croÿ family from Picardy. Antoon van Croy demolished the medieval castle and started works to build the current castle in 1455 on the site, of...
  2. ROTHENBURG - picturesque medieval Germany

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    Today I found this absolutely amazing picture set of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Germany, photographed by VT_Professor, on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vt_professor/ Part 1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vt_professor/5981798782/sizes/l/in/[email protected]/...
  3. Arabic medieval castles

    Photo forums
    MENA medieval castles salam We could post here some medieval arabic/muslims castles Gormaz Castle It was built shortly after 756 AD by emir Abd ar-Rahman I of Córdoba, as part of a state ("dawla") policy to control rich landowners and peasants, as well as to try to govern and protect the...
  4. Alvalade do Sado

    Sul | Imagens
    Alvalade, do árabe Al-Balad, é uma freguesia portuguesa do concelho de Santiago do Cacém, com 161,12 km² de área e 2 315 habitantes (2001). Densidade: 14,4 h/km². Foi sede de concelho até 1834. Era constituído pelas freguesias de Alvalade e Nossa Senhora do Roxo, actualmente um lugar desta...
  5. bergamo old town

    Urban Showcase
    some pics about Bergamo URL=http://img716.imageshack.us/i/12304880.jpg/][/URL] Uploaded with ImageShack.us Uploaded with ImageShack.us Uploaded with ImageShack.us Uploaded with ImageShack.us URL=http://img263.imageshack.us/i/91873044.jpg/][/URL] Uploaded with ImageShack.us...
  6. World's quaintest town

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    Rothenburg (ob der Tauber), Germany All pictures by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pietrosb/ Again, all pictures by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pietrosb/
  7. Best Castles & Palaces of Europe

    European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Anything that tops this?
  8. Lisboa - Bairro do Castelo

    Lisboa | Imagens
    A zona do Castelo divide-se nas freguesias de Castelo e Santiago. É a zona que originou a restante Lisboa, o berço da cidade. O edificado apresenta características medievais, observando-se vários brasões. Existem vários edifícios em reabilitação, sendo que a maioria já se encontra em boas...
  9. Medieval castles

    European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Recently took a couple of shots of Burg Eltz in western Germany. So now it's time to show pics of medieval castles in your region/country.
  10. MÉXICO | El fascinante México medieval | O fascinante México medieval

    Ciudades y Urbanismo
    FASCINANTE MÉXICO MEDIEVAL, MÉXICO PROFUNDO. AQUÍ LES DEJO ESTA COMPILACIÓN DE EJEMPLOS ESPECÍFICOS DE ARQUITECTURA MEXICANA DEL SIGLO XVI. NO ES EXAGERADO HABLAR DE UN MEXICO MEDIEVAL, PUES USTEDES OBSERVARÁN UNA MEZCLA DE ELEMENTOS GÓTICOS COMO LA BOVEDA DE NERVADURA, ROSETÓN, ARCO OJIVAL...
  11. Santa Maria da Feira

    Porto | Imagens
    THE MEDIEVAL PART OF THE CITY Santa Maria da Feira's traditional cake. THE MODERN SIDE OF THE CITY Public Swimming Centre 1 Public Library Public Swimming-pools 2 Town Hall International Congress Centre - Europarque...
  12. Shibam - Yemen

    Rate Our Skylines
    Shibam was founded in the 16th century. And has been given the nickname "Manhattan of the desert". The oldest towers in the city is 400+ yeras old, and the highest towers are on 16 floors. All the towers are made of mud and palme-leaves. Every family or tribe has their own tower.
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