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Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

Iconic Scottish Castle and home to Chief of Clan MacRae. Rebuilt in the 20th century after a long pe Iconic Scottish Castle and home to Chief of Clan MacRae. Rebuilt in the 20th century after a long period left in ruin. Length: 00:00:13

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Germany, Bodenlaube Castle Ruins

Historical information obtained from: en.wikipedia.org History of the castle The castle was home to Historical information obtained from: en.wikipedia.org History of the castle The castle was home to Otto von Botenlauben and his wife Beatrix de Courtnay (founders of the Frauenroth cloister), who both stayed from 1220 to 1242. The exact year the castle was built is unknown, but it is generally accepted to be from around 1180. The name probably comes from the words Boto and Laube (meaning residence). In 1234, the castle came under the control of the Bishopric of Würzburg, under Bishop Hermann I von Lobdeburg. In 1242, the castle became the administrative centre of the diocese's offices. It was eventually moved to Ebernhausen in 1525 following the Peasants' War, and then completely dissolved in 1670. Following the failed peasant's revolution, they were forced to rebuild the destroyed castle. In 1553, during the 'Margravial war', the castle was destroyed for the last time, and since the 17th century has served as a quarry to the residents of Reiterswiesen. [edit] Tourism Around 1830, this situation came to an end when people began to take an interest in the Romantic period and the Middle Ages (embodied definitively in 1881 when the Botenlauben club was founded). From the beginning, the guiding principle was always to make the castle into a tourist attraction, which became more of an historical interest at the start of the 20th century. In the second half of the century, the castle underwent some restoration work. Today, life in the castle during the middle ages is ... Length: 00:01:36

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Heidelberg and Castle, A Visual Journey

For best results select 720p please! More information below! A look at Heidelberg Germany, revisited For best results select 720p please! More information below! A look at Heidelberg Germany, revisited through my video taken in 2004. Heidelberg is a city in south-west Germany. The fifth-largest city in the State of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart, Mannheim, Karlsruhe and Freiburg im Breisgau, Heidelberg is part of the densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. In 2009, over 145000 people lived in the city. Heidelberg lies on the River Neckar in a steep valley in the Odenwald. A former residence of the Electorate of the Palatinate, Heidelberg is the location of the University of Heidelberg, well-known far beyond Germany's borders. Heidelberg is a popular tourist destination due to its romantic and picturesque cityscape, including Heidelberg Castle and the baroque style Old Town. Heidelberg is in the Rhine Rift Valley, on the left bank of the lower part of the River Neckar, bordered by the Königsstuhl (568 m) and the Gaisberg (375 m) mountains. The River Neckar here flows in an east-west direction. On the right bank of the river, the Heiligenberg mountain (445 m) rises. The River Neckar leads to the River Rhine approximately 22 kilometres north-west in Mannheim. Villages incorporated during the 20th century reach from the Neckar Valley along the Bergstraße, a road situated along the Odenwald hills. Heidelberg Castle (in German: Heidelberger Schloss) is a famous ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance ... Length: 00:08:40

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Travel Czech Republic - Visiting Orlik Castle in the Village of Orlik nad Vltavou

Take a tour of Orlik Castle in Czech Republic -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel vid Take a tour of Orlik Castle in Czech Republic -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. The Orlik Castle outside of Prague basks in the sun while overlooking the peaceful Orlik Dam. The origins of this glistening and beautiful castle date to the 13th century. The castle unfortunately burned down several times throughout its existence but was rebuilt with new additions each time The castle sat high on a hill until the dam, built in the mid 20th, century, flooded the valley below. The castle is now a fascinating museum with many exceptional artifacts, weaponry, and decorations. Even though this structure is only an hour away from the bustling city of Prague, its surroundings make it seem worlds away. Length: 00:00:51

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Let's Play Castlevania Bloodlines Part 1: Breaching Castle Dracula

Castlevania Bloodlines was created by Konami and released for the Sega Genesis. Not long after the d Castlevania Bloodlines was created by Konami and released for the Sega Genesis. Not long after the death of Dracula, a witch practicing black magic accidentally resurrected Elizabeth Bartley, one who was tried and convicted of being a vampire years before. She was, in fact, the niece of the Count Dracula, and decided to try to raise her uncle. This is not a simple task - through devious manners, she begins the first World War in order to harvest souls for her dark purpose. John Morris, along with his long time pal Eric Lecarde, knew that they had to stop Bartley and Dracula once again. John Morris, Son of Quincey Morris, the man responsible for Dracula's death in 1897. Belmont blood now deceased, Morris blood is now tied to Dracula's just as the Belmont blood was before it. Eric Lecarde, John Morris' lifelong friend and descendent of Spanish vampire hunters. LaCarde witnessed the slaying of Dracula at the hands of Quincey Morris just as did young John; the memories of this haunt Eric and drive him to fight Dracula as well. This year's Eric LaCarde is very en vogue with a dashing blue cape and red jumpsuit. He dons some armor, unlike his more physically gifted counterpart, John Morris. LaCarde is a more agile, gymnastic type; the yin to Morris' brutish yang. Morris sports a very toned, muscular physique. His life of work and hardship in turn-of-the-20th-century America is reflected in his intimidating, hulking stance. Whereas most vampire hunters before him had brandished ... Length: 00:08:57

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Love labours on: Coral Castle / Rock Gate Florida - Places of Mystery

Coral Castle was built in the early 20th century by an Latvian recluse named Edward Leedskalnin who Coral Castle was built in the early 20th century by an Latvian recluse named Edward Leedskalnin who left Latvia when he was rejected by his 16 year old fiance. He would never marry and would spend 30 years of his life building a Coral Castle and its surrounding buildings, with no outside assistance or large machinery Ed single-handedly built the Coral Castle, carving and sculpting over 1100 tons of coral rock, as a testimony to his lost love Agnes - his alleged 'Sweet Sixteen'.. Can ONLY Love do this? Length: 00:16:09

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Salzburg 2 Visit to the Hohensalzburg Castle and torture chamber

Hohensalzburg Castle (Festung Hohensalzburg in German, literally Hohensalzburg Castle (Festung Hohensalzburg in German, literally "High Salzburg Fortress") is a castle in the Austrian city of Salzburg, atop the Festungsberg. With a length of 250 meters and a width of 150 meters, it is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Inside the walls of HohensalzburgConstruction of the fortress began in 1077 under Archbishop Gebhard von Helfenstein. This original design was just a basic bailey with a wooden wall. In Salzburg, the Archbishops were powerful political figures, and they expanded the castle to protect their interests. The Investiture Controversy influenced the expansion of the castle, with the Salzburg Archbishops taking the side of the Pope. The castle was gradually expanded during the following centuries. The ring walls and towers were built in 1462 under Burkhard II of Weißpriach. Prince Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach further expanded the castle. In 1515, Cardinal Matthäus Lang, who was later to become the Archbishop of Salzburg, wrote a description of the Reisszug, a very early and primitive funicular railway that provided freight access to the upper courtyard of the castle. The line still exists, albeit in updated form, and is probably the oldest operational railway in the world.[1][2] The only time that the fortress came under siege was in 1525, when a group of miners, farmers and townspeople tried to oust Prince Archbishop Cardinal Matthäus Lang, but failed to take the castle. During the Thirty Years' War, Count ... Length: 00:05:09

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Ljubljana (Slovenija) - Old town, Castle and Levstikov

Ljubljana (German: Laibach, Italian: Lubiana, Latin: Labacum) is the capital of Slovenia and its lar Ljubljana (German: Laibach, Italian: Lubiana, Latin: Labacum) is the capital of Slovenia and its largest city. It is the centre of the City Municipality of Ljubljana. It is located in the centre of the country in the Ljubljana Basin. Throughout its history, it has been influenced by its geographic position at the crossroads of Germanic, Latin and Slavic cultures. For centuries, Ljubljana was the capital of the historical region of Carniola, and in the 20th century it became the cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative centre of Slovenia, independent since 1991. Its transport connections, concentration of industry, scientific and research institutions and cultural tradition are contributing factors to its leading position. Length: 00:01:06

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Castle of Stará Ľubovňa - Slovakia

The first written reference about the town Stará Ľubovňa (Old Ľubovňa) comes from the year 1292 The first written reference about the town Stará Ľubovňa (Old Ľubovňa) comes from the year 1292. After the castle Ľubovňa was built, the village changed into a settlement around the castle and significantly gained on importance. The year 1364 was crucial for the development of the town. At that time the king Ľudovít I. gave to the town a privilege to be a royal town, together with a privilege to organise regular open-markets. The further development was essentially influenced by the fact that between 1412--1772 it was given to the Polish king as a deposit for a credit. The town became a well known economic and a cultural centre. After 1772 the town lost is exceptional position, officials and aristocracy left it. Stará Ľubovňa remained just a small centre of the nearby surroundings. St. Mikuláš (Nicholas) church originating from the era about 1280 and the Provincial Houses are the most dominant monuments of the square. The latter is the former seat of the janitor of the pawned towns from the region Spiš. In 1639, it was reconstructed in the Renaissance style. Inside of the St. Mikuláš church there is a stone late-gothic baptistery coming from the 16th century and sepulchral steles from sand stone and red marble. A baroque altar of St. Mikuláš, bishop from the 19th century, is decorated by a nice woodcut. In the middle of the columnar architecture dominates a precious painting of St. Mikuláš from the 19th century. Side altars and sculpture of Weeping for Christ are very ... Length: 00:03:13

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The Life Of Irene Castle.

Episode-01-01-1930.Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers of the e Episode-01-01-1930.Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers of the early 20th century. They are credited with invigorating the popularity of modern dancing. Vernon Castle (2 May 1887 -- 15 February 1918) was born William Vernon Blyth in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Irene Castle (17 April 1893 -- 25 January 1969) was born Irene Foote in New Rochelle, New York. The couple reached the peak of their popularity in Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, Watch Your Step (1914), in which they refined and popularized the Foxtrot. They also helped to popularize ragtime, jazz rhythms African-American music for dance. Irene became a fashion icon, and the two were in demand as teachers and writers on dance. After serving with distinction as a pilot in World War I, Vernon died in a civilian plane crash in 1918. Irene continued to perform and made silent films over the next decade. She remarried, had children and became an animal-rights activist. In 1939, her life with Vernon was dramatized in The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle. Length: 00:09:54

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