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Tolmin Castle

Tolmin Castle, also known as the Castle on Kozlov Rob above Tolmin, is a fortress ruin on the ridge of Kozlov Rob above the town of Tolmin in southwestern Slovenia.


Jakobski Dol Castle

Jakobski Dol Castle is a 17th-century castle located in the settlement of Spodnji Jakobski Dol, part of the municipality of Pesnica in northeastern Slovenia.


Velenje Castle

Velenje Castle is a well-preserved castle in Velenje, Slovenia that was owned by the Kunsperk family, followed by their relatives the Ptujs and the Liechtenstein families. The castle houses a museum of art and culture.


Little Castle

Little Castle in Kamnik, Slovenia, once formed part of a castle constructed in the 11th or early 12th century at the strategic site above the narrow passage near an important trail. The Romanesque chapel of St. Eligius is one of the most importan ...


Turn Castle, Preddvor

Turn Castle is a castle near the village of Potoce in the Municipality of Preddvor in the Upper Carniolan region of Slovenia. The castle was first mentioned in 1408 and was probably built in the mid-14th century. In the early 15th century, it cam ...


Zaprice Castle

Zaprice Castle, first indirectly mentioned in 1306, was originally built in the 14th century by the Dienger von Apecz family. It was rebuilt in the early 16th century by Jurij Lamberg, who gave it corner oriel windows and surrounded it with a wal ...


Forts in Central Province, Sri Lanka


Forts in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka


Forts in North Western Province, Sri Lanka


Forts in Northern Province, Sri Lanka


Forts in Sabaragamuwa Province


Forts in Southern Province, Sri Lanka


Forts in Uva Province


Forts in Western Province, Sri Lanka



Casimirsborg is a country house just south of Gamleby, Småland, Sweden. It is situated on Gamlebyviken lake and was built in 1829 in the so-called neoclassical Tjust empire style, after the original 17th-century mansion was destroyed by fire.


Teleborg Castle

Teleborg Castle is beautifully situated near Lake Trummen, 4–5 km south of the city centre of Vaxjo, Sweden. Despite its medieval style, the castle was built in 1900 by architect firm Lindvall & Boklund. The castle was built as a wedding present ...



It was originally a nunnery, founded in 1080 by the Benedictine Order. The oldest preserved document that mentions Bosjo Abbey was written by Pope Lucius III in 1181, when he confirmed its privileges. The abbey was transformed into a castle in th ...


Ellinge Castle

Ellinge Castle is a castle in Eslov Municipality, Scania, in southern Sweden. The castle dates from the 12th century. It has whitewashed walls with 12 overnight rooms and a capacity for 24 overnight guests. The castle is surrounded by a square mo ...


Hovdala Castle

Hovdala Castle is a castle in Hassleholm Municipality, Scania, in southern Sweden. Its oldest parts date from the early 16th century.


Nynas Castle

Archaeological finds dated back to the Bronze- and Iron Age suggest that the area surrounding Nynas has been inhabited by humans for an extensive period of time. The vicinity to the coast and possibilities for agricultural activity were most like ...


Sundbyholm Castle

Sundbyholm Castle was built by the Admiral of the Navy Carl Gyllenhielm, son of King Charles IX of Sweden. Sundbyholm Castle is known for the beauty of its grounds and nearby environs. It has been the subject of several paintings and drawings, th ...


Tynnelso Castle

Tynnelso Castle is a castle in Sweden. It is located on Tynnelso island in Lake Malaren, a few kilometres north-east of Strangnas. The castle was built during the Middle Ages by the bishops of Strangnas.


Djursholm Castle

Djursholm Castle is a castle in Sweden. Djursholm is located in Danderyd Municipality, within Stockholm urban area. The castle includes building components from the late Middle Ages. It was the main building on the estate Djursholm, which was own ...



Erstavik is a castle-like mansion in Sweden. The surrounding property is one of the few remaining in Sweden still held as fideicommissum. It is located next to the Nackareservatet nature reserve.


Horningsholm Castle

Horningsholm Castle is a castle in Sweden. It is located on a cliff by an inlet of the Baltic Sea some kilometres from Sodertalje. The castle was most probably built by the Sture family during the late 15th and early 16th century, was burnt to th ...


Skånelaholm Castle

Skånelaholm lies in a very old cultural landscape and may have been a crown estate manor during the early Middle Ages. The estate is mentioned for the first time in written sources in 1276, when it was sold by King Magnus III to Sko Abbey, a mona ...


Steninge Palace

Steninge Palace is a Baroque palace overlooking Lake Malaren near Marsta outside of Stockholm, Sweden. Built 1694-1698 to the design of architect Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, the palace is directly inspired by Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte in Franc ...


Sturehov Manor

Sturehov Manor is a manor house in Botkyrka Municipality, a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden. The manor contains well-preserved 18th-century interiors.


Orbyhus Castle

Orbyhus Castle is a castle in Tierp Municipality, Sweden. It lies some 12 kilometres east of European route E4, approximately halfway between Uppsala and Gavle. Known since the 14th century, the estate was turned into a castle during the 15th cen ...


Dagsnas Castle

Dagsnas Castle is a castle in Sweden, located 9 km south of Skara at Lake Hornborga. Over the years several runestones from the region have been moved to the castle grounds, including Vg 59 from Norra Harene, Vg 67 from Saleby, Vg 122 from Abraha ...


Naas Castle

Not to be confused with Nas Castle, a ruin on the island of Visingso, Sweden. Naas Castle is a 17th-century mansion near Gothenburg, Sweden. Its situated at the lake Savelången in Vastergotland. In the later half of the 19th century Naas became w ...


Castles in Aargau


Castles in Appenzell Ausserrhoden


Castles in Basel-Landschaft


Castles in the Canton of Bern


Castles in the canton of Fribourg


Castles in the canton of Geneva


Castles in the Canton of Glarus


Castles in Graubunden


Castles in the canton of Jura


Castles in the canton of Lucerne


Castles in the canton of Neuchatel


Castles in Nidwalden


Castles in Obwalden


Castles in the canton of Schaffhausen


Castles in the canton of Solothurn


Castles in the canton of St. Gallen


Castles in Thurgau


Castles in the canton of Uri


Castles in the canton of Valais

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