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Crowdfunding saves tumbling down French chateau

Poitiers - It's a modern story of an ancient fairytale castle: a crowdfunding effort online has raised 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) to restore a chateau in western France.

A tour of England's most picturesque castle Special

Rochester - Leeds Castle is located in the county of Kent, in the oft called "garden of England." As well as being an impressive slice of history the castle is not shy in using digital technology to help to enhance the visitor experience.

Does this video show a ghost haunting an old concentration camp?

Some believe they might have the answer as to why some objects have been disappearing from a Czech castle. Their explanation? A ghost stole them!

Photo Essay: Antalya afternoon Special

Antalya - Enjoy a quiet Antalya afternoon with friends, walking by markets on a cobblestone street, past the old castle, and to the boat harbor where a rainbow brightens the way.

Photo Essay: Alanya, Turkey, castle by the sea Special

Alanya - Two hours' drive east of Antalya, Alanya is a Turkish town built by a hilltop castle above the Mediterranean Sea. Swimming coves next to stone walls and olive groves beckon visitors who long for a sunny place.

Photo Essay: December in Merry Windsor Special

Windsor - There are many special places in England. One of the most interesting is the old town of Windsor, home of the castle and one of Queen Elizabeth's official residences.

600-year-old bras found in Austrian castle

Bras that are around 600 years old were discovered at a castle located in Austria, suggesting that women were wearing bras in the Middle Ages.

'Castle': Jennifer Beals stirs the waters as Rick’s first muse

There has been a big buzz about Jennifer Beals’ highly anticipated guest starring in the upcoming 'Castle' 2-part event, and rightfully so.

Woman climbs 70ft wall to avoid castle admission fee

Ma Jei left tourists in shock, after she decided to climb up a 70ft castle in China. Jei decided to scale up the wall because she did not want to pay the £2.50 admission fee.

Bringing farm life into the heart of the city — Gorgie City Farm Special

Edinburgh - As a city, Edinburgh has many attractions both old and new and many that are designed specifically to draw in the tourists. However, there are a few that are more well known to locals and this article is about one of them.

Visiting the ruins of Hadleigh Castle Special

Hadleigh - The excellent views were among the reasons Hadleigh Castle was constructed around 1230, and those views still draw people to the site in south east England today.

Medieval castle being built in French countryside

Archaeologist Michel Guyot had a dream to build a real Medieval castle with Medieval building techniques, and finally his dream is being realized.

British Farmer's Secret Castle to be Destroyed

A castle was secretly built on a man's farm and hidden behind bales of straw and tarpaulin to keep it from being discovered by planning authorities.

Vienna Tribute To Michael Jackson Set For September 26

A tribute for late singer Michael Jackson is scheduled for September 26 in Vienna at Shoenbrunn Palace, with 90,000 fans expected to attend.

Defiance at Congressman Castle's town hall on Obama birth records

At Congressman Castle's town hall meeting, the audience becomes defiant over the question of President Obama's birth certificate and his validity as a U.S. president.

Famed Knights Templar castle for sale

You have a couple of million bucks to spare. Also, you’re a fan of ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Angels and Demons’. Consider investing in some prime real estate in the Dordogne region in France.

Farmer Hides Castle Behind Hay Bales

A London farmer built a castle and concealed it with hay bales in order to avoid building officials. He managed to live there for four years before the neighbors found out. Now, it may be torn down.

Rowling sues Indian festival for building replica of Hogwarts Castle

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is suing organisers of a religious event for constructing a replica of Hogwarts Castle in an eastern India city, officials said on Thursday.

Transylania Castle is Selling for Way Cheap

I am so going to bid on this place! What a wonderful place for the kiddies to grow up!

Eva Longoria's Castle Wedding

Longoria and fiance Tony Parker are reportedly searching the French countryside for a castle in which to wed. She's 31, he's 24, kinda like the show Desperate Housewives except she's marrying the pool boy.

Seven Years and then Bad Luck

It seems that marriages taking place in Odescalchi Castle, where TomKat exchanged vows, don't last more than seven years.
 

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The castle  is located overlooking the harbour of Gorey. It is also called Gorey Castle by English-s...
The castle is located overlooking the harbour of Gorey. It is also called Gorey Castle by English-speakers.
Casa Loma  Toronto  Canada
Casa Loma, Toronto, Canada
Romanian beauties  landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties, landscapes+ castle.
Just below the castle are a network of caves. The caves were once used for smuggling contraband good...
Just below the castle are a network of caves. The caves were once used for smuggling contraband goods.
A view of Elizabeth Castle.
A view of Elizabeth Castle.
Romanian beauties  landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties, landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties  landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties, landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties  landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties, landscapes+ castle.
One of the bedrooms of Leeds Castle. This one is replete in Georgian style.
One of the bedrooms of Leeds Castle. This one is replete in Georgian style.
Then inner building within the castle serves as the main museum  where period rooms can be viewed.
Then inner building within the castle serves as the main museum, where period rooms can be viewed.
The columns of the Promnitzs  castle  Żary  Poland.
The columns of the Promnitzs' castle, Żary, Poland.
The castle s north-western wing  damaged during the 2nd World War and soon after rebuilt  Żary  Pol...
The castle's north-western wing, damaged during the 2nd World War and soon after rebuilt, Żary, Poland.
Coat of arms at the top of the main gate of the castle on the south side  Żary  Poland.
Coat of arms at the top of the main gate of the castle on the south side, Żary, Poland.
Lady Baillie s desk at Leeds Castle.
Lady Baillie's desk at Leeds Castle.
Romanian beauties  landscapes+ castle.
Romanian beauties, landscapes+ castle.
An alternative panoramic view of the castle at Tintagel.
An alternative panoramic view of the castle at Tintagel.
Northern wing of the castle as of May 2009  still in the same shape  Żary  Poland.
Northern wing of the castle as of May 2009, still in the same shape, Żary, Poland.
A view of Leeds Castle and the moat that runs around the structure. It is possible to have a boat to...
A view of Leeds Castle and the moat that runs around the structure. It is possible to have a boat tour through the lower structure of the castle.
My Turkish husband looks pensive as he pauses for a beer on the old Alanya castle walls by the sea
My Turkish husband looks pensive as he pauses for a beer on the old Alanya castle walls by the sea

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