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Gargoyles from the rooftops: Why do people put it in front of their house?

Gargoyles… What do we know about these ugly creatures? Their stone sculptures have been decorating the roofs of cathedrals and…

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The history of sacrifice: Immured secrets that are found in old castles

In the folklore of many peoples, creepy stories about people immured alive appear. Why did they suffer such a terrible…

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Where is the largest castle in the world located?

Castles are no longer built, although they were previously extremely popular. Where the world’s largest castle is situated?

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Which country has the most castles?

Today some people still live in castles. However, most of the structures are non-residential. Do you want to feel like…

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History

Secrets of medieval castles: why were the stairs built clockwise?

If you’ve ever been to a medieval castle, you might have noticed that the stairwells are made in a clockwise…

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Abandoned castles that 100 years ago conquered with grandeur

There are magnificent ruins that keep the heritage of the past, probably in every country. Huge buildings are often too…

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Top 5 European magnificent medieval castles that fell into ruins

After many centuries of decline, wars, and historical reconciliation, most of the palaces have turned into disrepair, and now they…

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The German prince Ernest of Hannover sold his castle for 1 dollar

A dollar with 13 cents: this was the exact price that closed the purchase of one of the most spectacular…

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