Tagged: castles

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Alcazar of Segovia, Spain

Segovia is located north west of Madrid and is usually considered as day trip from Madrid. But we arrived here via Avila from Salamanca. The distance of 68kms from Avila to Segovia was easily...

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Castle of Guimaraes, Portugal

Continuing my journey from Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, I am now at Guimaraes. Castle of Guimaraes is the place where Portugal was created. Visiting it was like traveling back in time to 10th...

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Het Steen Castle, Antwerp

Antwerp’s oldest building, Het Steen Castle is one impressive structure standing tall and mighty on the banks of river Schelde. The origin of this castle is from 650 AD. But nothing from that period...

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Bratislava Castle, Slovakia

Today we were at Bratislava, Slovakia. It was cool one and half hour drive from Vienna. The first place we targeted to see was Bratislava Castle. A snow white rectangular structure perched on a...

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Today from Salzburg

Last five days have been hectic! We were based in Zurich and traveling north, south, east and west of Switzerland. Lots of sightseeing done, plenty of photographs taken, thanks to Swiss Rail Pass. It...

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Visconti Castle, Locarno, Switzerland

The next destination after Lucerne was Milan in Italy. However, Castello Visconteo at Lucarno called for a halt. It is one of the jewels of this quiet town. The castle is named after the...