Once the throne of the Prussian emperors, the Hohenzollern Castle is a sample of the English and French Neo Gothic Architecture built in Germany. It stands on top of Mount Hohenzollern and therefore is at a height of 855 metres above the sea level. The nearest big city to the Hohenzollern Castle is Stuttgart which is at distance of 50 kilometres.
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So far you may have visited a number of fortresses across the globe but, did you ever have had the chance to reside in one such medieval fortress which can take you back in time alongside providing all the modern amenities and leisure options which you expect in a vacation. This dream can be fulfilled in the Ashford Castle of Cong in Ireland which is a fortress of 1228 converted in to a modern luxury hotel.
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One of the most appreciated castles of England; the Bodiam Castle is a 14th century relic which is surrounded by a moat. Located in the East Sussex part of England, the Bodiam Castle was built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge in between 1385 and 1388. He was a knight of King Edward III and was there during the time of the hundred years of war when England was frequently attacked by the French. The Bodiam Castle was the family home of the Dalyngrigge family which was converted in to a castle so as protect the people from the invading French armies.
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