Castle's and Palaces of the world.
This great pyramid stood as the world’s tallest building until the 19th century and was built as tombs for the pharaohs. The construction of this pyramid took about 20 years during which time many slaves lost their lives. It is built of 2.3 million blocks of limestone which weighed approximately 2.5 tons each. Mysore, India
Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark Frederiksborg castle is a castle in Hillered, Denmark. It was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV, and is now known as The Museum of National History. The palace is located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake, (Danish, Slotse), and is adjoined by a large, baroque formal garden.
Castillo de Coca
Castle of La Mota, Spain The Castle of the La Mota or Castillo de La Mota is a reconstructed medieval fortress, located in the town of Medina del Campo, province of Valladolid, Spain. It is so named because of its location on an elevated hill, a mota, from where it dominates the town and surrounding land. (Image source: Manuel Zaldvar)
Castle of La Mota
Krak Des Chevaliers, Syria Krak des Chevaliers, transliterated Crac des Chevaliers, is a Crusader fortress in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval military castles in the world. It is located approximately 40 km west of the city of Homs, close to the border of Lebanon, and is administratively part of the Homs Governorate.
Krak des Chevaliers
Built in 1842 by King Ferdinand II, the Pena National Palace in Portugal is the oldest European castle in the Romanticism style. The palace was constructed on the ruins of a monastery severely damaged in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755. Today, with it original colors of red and yellow restored, the Pena National Palace is one of Portugal’s most visited monuments.
Pena National Palace