Castles of the World

Below is a descriptive index of the sites and destinations of Castle of the World provided so far by Worldsiteguides.com. Please note this list is far from comprehensive; more great sites are getting added each month! You can also view these sites on our interactive map by checking out our Castles of the World map!

Castles of the World resources

Castel Sant’Angelo history The beautiful Castel Sant’Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, has a fascinating history. The latter name derives from its founder; the roman emperor…

Sleeping Beauty Castle history The Sleeping Beauty Castle or Dornröschenschloss as its known in German, has a long history by itself. However, one cannot talk about the Sleeping…

Heidelberg Castle history Very little is known about the construction of Heidelberg Castle. All that certain is that the construction on Heidelberg Castle began in early 14th century.…

Neuschwanstein Castle history The construction of the breathtaking Neuschwanstein Castle began in the summer of 1868, when up to eight meters of stone were outcropped to make way…

Mont Saint Michel history Standing on a rock peak, the church of Mont Saint Michel has a commanding view over the nearby bay. In prehistoric times, the bay…