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The Mikhailovsky (St Michael's) Castle  The paranoid Emperor Paul did not live in his new palace for long. In 1801 he was assassinated in his own bedroom by a group of officers who organized a coup, inspired by Paul's son Alexander.    Later the castle was used for the Army Engineers School and became know was the Engineer's Castle. Today the building hosts a branch of the Russian Museum.

Bird's-eve view of St Michael's Castle, also called the Mikhailovsky Castle or the Engineers' Castle, is a former royal residence in the historic centre of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

The Jackson Staircase: Hertford College, Oxford

honeycurry: “ The Jackson Staircase: Hertford College This marvellous spiral staircase took my breath away, it’s rather strange but I find it beautiful. The stone spiral staircase was designed by Sir.

Pierrefonds Castle in France  ~ this one really looks like something right out of a fairy tale!

Pierrefonds Castle in France-The Château de Pierrefonds is a castle situated in the commune of Pierrefonds in the Oise Picardy of France. They filmed Merlin here

Tsaritsyno Palace, Moscow, Russia

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Oheka Castle, Huntington, NY

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OHEKA Castle was built in Long Island in 1919 by millionaire financier Otto Herman Kahn, the inspiration for Mr. (Courtesy Oheka Castle) (From: 12 Awe-Inspiring American Castles!

Waddesdon Manor – Buckinghamshire, England.

Decoração Clássica e suas Joías

Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. The house was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild Since this was the prefer

German Castle

Beautiful castle, Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year, million people visit "the castle of the exotic king". In the summer, around visitors a day.

Castillo de La Cueva, Cebolleros, Burgos, Spain

Castillo de La Cueva, Cebolleros, Burgos, Spain ---- what a lovely home! It is certainly on my to do list when I visit the beautiful country of Spain!

An aerial view of THE CATHERINE PALACE at TSARSKOYE SELO –                 St PETERSBURG RUSSIA. Description from our-travelling-experiences.com.au. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), south of St Petersburg, Russia

Peles Castle - Romania

30 Most Beautiful Castles in the World - Peleș Castle is a neo-renaissance castle located in Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania. The castle was built between