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    Post pictures and discuss castles.

    Midevil castle in Lebanon:

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    Default Cēsis Castle

    One of my favorite places in Latvia:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C4%93sis_Castle
    Last edited by Una; 2012-02-06 at 16:47.

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    Castle of Bauska, Latvia

    [imglink]http://img4.www.spoki.lv/upload/articles/30/300882/images/Viduslaiku-pilis-Latvija-1.jpg[/imglink]

    Castle of Turaida, Latvia

    [imglink]http://www.turaida-muzejs.lv/down/Tur%20pils%20nogaze%20rudenii%20copy%281%29.jpg[/imglink]

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    Default Turaida

    Grew up near this place, it looks amazing during Autumn:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turaida_Castle
    http://www.turaida-muzejs.lv/index.php?lang=en
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    Default Rundāle Palace

    The only such kind of castle in the whole Northern Europe:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rund%C4%81le_Palace
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    Castle of Jelgava, the building of the University of Agriculture of Latvia
    [imglink]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d1/Pils_Jelgava.jpg[/imglink]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Una View Post
    The only such kind of castle in the whole Northern Europe:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rund%C4%81le_Palace
    That's a palace

    Here are a few from here:
    Santa Maria da Feira, Almourol, Guimarães, S. Jorge
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexDelarge View Post
    That's a palace
    I know, but in Latvian castle and palace means the same.

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    Japan has some of the coolest castles I have ever seen... the famous Azuchi castle of Oda Nobunaga:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azuchi_castle

    [imglink]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Azuchi.jpg[/imglink]
    [imglink]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/110305_Imitation_of_Aduchi_cstl.jpg[/imglink]
    [imglink]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2d/%E5%AE%89%E5%9C%9F%E5%9F%8E.jpg[/imglink]
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    Sche innam me pepicke keseagu

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    12 most interesting medieval castles in Latvia:
    http://www.ambermarks.com/Raksti/Topi/_E12VidPilis.htm

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