Galway, Ireland- "poised at the very edge of Europe and in the heart of one of Ireland's most beautiful counties, the city of Galway, is the most Irish of all Irish cities." (1000 Places to See Before You Die)
Prague Castle. The Czech Republic. Prague Castle, an iconic site of the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of the largest and oldest castles in the world. It is about 570 meter long and 130 meter wide, and its design represents literally every architectural style of the last millennium, from Gothic to Romanesque and Baroque features. The first buildings of the complex emerged as early as in the 9th century.