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Castles in Asia

Information about some of the most spectacular and most visited castles in Asia.

Indian Castles

Fort Gwalior / Man Singh Palace
8th century hill fort and palace located near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in Central India.

Mehrangarh Fort
One ofthe largest forts in India.

More About Castles in India
- Wikipedia "Castles in India" List
- Wikipedia "Forts in India" Category

Iranian Castles

Arg-e-Bam Castle
Designated a world heritage site by UNESCO.

More About Castles in Iran
- Wikipedia "Castles in Iran" List
- Wikipedia "Castles in Iran" Category

Japanese Castles

Himeji Castle
Japanese national landmark and UNESCO World Heritage Site that Also known as the White Heron Castle because of its white plaster walls. Located about 50 kilometers west of Kobe in the city center of Himeji.

Matsumoto Castle
Near Tokyo in the city of Matsumoto, Nagoya Province. One of four castles designated national treasures of Japan. Home of the TAiko Drum Festival and the torch-lit play known as Takigi Noh.

More About Castles in Japan
- Do It In Asia - Castles in Japan
- Wikipedia "Castles in Japan" List
- Wikipedia "Castles in Japan" Category

Jordan Castles

Kerek Castle
Built by the French in the 1140's. One of the largest of the crusader castles Karak Archaeological Museum is located in the lower court.

More About Castles in Jordan
- Wikipedia "Desert Castles of Jordan" Article
- Wikipedia "Castles in Jordan" Category

South Korea Castles

Hwaseong Fortress
Designated a world heritage site by UNESCO. Builtin the 18th century.

More About Castles in South Korea
- Wikipedia "Castles in South Korea" Category
- Wikipedia "Castles in Korea" Category
- Wikipedia "Castles in Korea" List

Syrian Castles

Krak des Chevaliers / Qal'at Salah El-Din
Two Syrian castles declared world heritage sites.

Margat Castle / Marqab Castle
Qalaat Marqab, Banyas 4 km)

More About Castles in Syria
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Wikipedia "Castles in Syria" List
- Wikipedia "Castles in Syria" Category

Taiwan Castles

Fort San Domingo
Built by the Spanish in 1629. Located in Northern Taiwan.


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