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On Castles, Ruins, and Palaces:

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle

Of all the dangers that threaten a castle over the centuries, Himeji castle survived three, that each by itself, is usually a certain death sentence.

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The massive ruins of castle hohentwiel

Hohentwiel

How to minimize costs while building the biggest castle in Germany? Count Ulrich of Württemberg had an idea that made Hohentwiel an impregnable fortress!

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The round tower on its 15 meters tall motte.

Windsor Castle

For more than 900 years the residence of the British monarchs: Windsor castle has some beautiful corners to discover, just have a look at these six pictures and see for yourself.

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Main entrance to stirling castle.

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is one of the few monuments that combine a palace and a fortress. Have a look at these pictures and see for yourself why it’s worth a visit.

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The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima

The Atomic Bomb Dome

A single nuclear device with an explosive power of 15 kilotons of TNT devastated Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945. The Atomic Bomb Dome withstood the blast and became a memorial of the biggest single event mass killing in history.

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Edinburgh Castle seen from Edinburgh City.

Edinburgh Castle

One of the most besieged and attacked places in the world attracts more than two million visitors a year. See for yourself what makes Edinburgh Castle so special.

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