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I Love Castles and Fortresses

For anyone who appreciates the beauty of castles and fortresses 469 People

    Within the Walls, I Find Solace

    I can walk the halls of an old fortress, home, or castle and "feel" the people that have been there.  I sense the imprint of the energies of those that have gone before.  I am particularly moved by places where great battles took place.  The very mortar...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Boldt Castle

    Only one way in, and one way out.
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Dunnottar Castle

    Romantic and magnificent and a strategically well thought out setting.
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M Jun 7, 2013

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    German Castles

    I love castles. I have always found architecture fascinating. I live in Germany and 3 km away are two castle ruins in Wolfstein. The walk through the forest between them is very lovely.  I have been to quite a few here in Germany including Neuschwanstein...the one they...
    oberweilergirl oberweilergirl 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 24, 2008

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    Heating Costs

    I love history so visit a few of the medieval castles over here in Britain, must cost a fortune to heat but at least some have very good dungeons :)
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Dare to Dream...

    I've always wanted to visit old castles, ruins, old fortresses, to see them in person would just be incredible!! I would love to be able to touch the old stone and walk where so many others have walked. To experience the full beauty for myself....sigh....dare to dream. LOL...
    TheBattleWithin TheBattleWithin 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    A Visit To The South

    A long time ago, over sixty years ago, my family returned to France from Algeria, where they had lived among the indigenous peoples, where they made a life as part of the French colonial establishment, in their smaller way, and first they came as so many did to Marseille. Forty...
    frise93 frise93 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5, 2013

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    Swallow'S Nest (Ukraine)

    Is this not miraculous? Try to not enjoy the view from your bedroom here and you would need to be placed in a straight jacket.
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 3 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Northanger Abbey

    is a must see film and the buildings were brilliantI seen a show with a castle being re-stored called Big House ... in England.I used to have some castle books of Irish Castles as a teen.I was just looking at the old Hilfield Castleand my ancestors were said to have a castle...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    I Love Them!

    I love to take special trips to tour the old castles and forts!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Mar 21, 2013

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    Very Fortunate Then...

    I love castles and particularly the ruins of castles.  Very fortunate of course that I live in Ireland as that means I am never that far away from one. I have visited a large number of them with my mother, as she loved to do the UK and Ireland trips around them.  Floor...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    Tintagel Castle, Cornwall

    It's hardly worthy of being called a castle now. What's remaining of the structure is slowly crumbling into the sea. But there is simply something about Tintagel that is absolutely breathtaking.  I can imagine what it must have looked like back in its hay day. Legend has it that...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2011

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    I Love Castles!

    I love castles. Ever since I was a kid. My stepfather was in the army so we lived in Germany for 3 years. The castles are so amazingly beautiful. There was one in particular that I remember. It had gold throughout the castle. It had a huge white swan statue. A beautiful jewelry...
    kristyl71 kristyl71 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2010

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    Mont-saint-michel (normandy)

    Just take a look at this vision of beauty and strategic excellence. I imagine this would be breathtaking beyond words to experience.
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Tossa De Mar

    Is she not beautiful? The Spanish doll who shows her strength, her majesty and her beauty.  Yes, the castles are just one of the things that lives in Spain that I find beautiful.
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M Aug 1, 2013

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    Stunning

    I love wandering through the old castles, and some of the Roman fortress remains. It is amazing what those from the past built. Of course there is a fortress of my mind, which I try to keep the drawbridge open to.
    KatieJane KatieJane 36-40, F Jul 22, 2009

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    I love everything about Castles & Fortresses

    they are magnificent structures of beauty & awe. Learning /reading about the history of castles, fortresses, & who lived in them is fascinating. One of the most incredible getaways Kelly & I spent was in Lexington, Kentucky at stunningly beautiful Castle Post. Everything about...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    Dungeon

    If I could have a castle modernized (good heating and good running water being the main concerns) I really would. They're so beautiful. Castles and Fortresses are high on my to-visit list when I travel. They're magnificent. I'm sure even some half destroyed ones would be...
    Knabble Knabble 18-21, F Oct 2, 2011

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    Of Course I Do

    Ah yes wandering around old fortresses is lots of fun. The one that I've been to the most is the one on Shark island  a fort converted to a prison then retired and a few ghost stories to go with it I'd really love to visit an old castle but they are in short supply here...
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 10 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Majesty

    Even in ruins, does that take away from its majesty?
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Love A Good Fortress

    I love visiting old forts. Here in the US, there's not much on the castle front, but there are plenty go old forts to visit. One of my favorite places to visit is the old Spanish fortress at St. Augustine, FL - the Castillo de San Marcos. It was the first fortress I ever visited...
    76starships 76starships 36-40, M Mar 3, 2013

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