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Gothic castles

Gothic castles

Selection of castles in Gothic and not quite styles.

There are things that amaze people. One of these things are old buildings, particularly Gothic castles. How people could build such magnificent structures? It is amazing. Let’s look at a selection of different castles and palaces, made in different countries of Europe. Each of these buildings unique.

Do you know the legend about the famous prison tower? The London fortress keeps a lot of deaths and torture. Cast first appeared in the tower in the 13th century, and now say about them many security guards who remain to guard the prison at night. Often the ghosts of the Royal individuals. The most famous Ghost of the tower is the figure of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of the famous king Henry VIII. Anna died at the age of 35 years by order of the king. Her headless Ghost often walks the corridors of the tower.

Also there is a legend about the Ghost of Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury. Her beliefs differed from the beliefs of the king of England Henry VIII, so the king ordered to behead the Countess. At the time of execution Margaret refused to put my head on the deck and escaped from the executioner, but he caught up with her and hacked with an axe. Now this scene is repeated night and the guards are dismissed, because to see the horrors every night — there are mental problems.

Neuschwanstein

Neuschwanstein castle in Germany was a haven of strange units of the third Reich, which studied the occult Sciences, I wondered, called the spirits and studied ancient magic. Then an amazing thing happened — the Nazis said that despite the fact that Ludwig II was gay, his genius above it. At the end of the Second world war, the castle was the repository of gold of the Reichsbank, but then the gold disappeared. In addition, from the castle disappeared paintings and Antiques, which after the war were to complete your collection of Hitler. And the Neuschwanstein castle was the prototype of the Sleeping Beauty castle from Disneyland.

Other castles

Every castle worth its legends and history. If the castle over 1000 years, it has experienced a completely different epoch, including the middle ages, with its executions, the revival with his balls and modernity with tourists. The walls of the Gothic castles remember all the key moments of history. View our selection of beautiful castles in Europe, such as Mont Saint-Michel in France, Hohenzollern Germany, and others!

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