The World's 10 Most Stunning Castles!

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Gopika VC

Eilean Donan, Scotland, is gifted with a beautiful environment at the junction of three lochs. The little island's ancient castle was built in the 13th century. 

Eilean Donan

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria looks like a fantasy castle perched on a forested mount with the Bavarian Alps behind it. 

Neuschwanstein Castle

Bran Castle—known outside Romania as "Dracula's Castle"—looks the part. Transylvania hides the fortress. 

Bran Castle

The brightest and most daringly designed and adorned castle on this list, Pena Palace (also known as Pena Castle) is truly unique.

Pena Castle

Alcazar of Segovia, which resembles the bow of a ship in shape, has long drawn tourists due to its unique architecture and stunning location. 

Alcazar of Segovia

Spis Castle, which is situated in the northeast of Slovakia, has dominated the area since it was established in 1241. 

Spis Castle

Hohenzollern Castle is one of the breathtaking whether seen from the treetops or from the clouds around its walls.

Hohenzollern Castle

The Crimean Peninsula's Swallow's Nest sits on a clifftop. The lovely Neo-Gothic castle was built in 1911 overlooking the Black Sea.

Swallow's Nest

The same-named castle overlooks Cochem and the Moselle River, surrounded by rolling green hills, luscious woodlands, and vineyards.

Cochem Castle

Transylvania's Corvin Castle, one of Europe's largest, is Gothic-Renaissance. Perched over the Zlasti River.

Corvin Castle