10 Largest Castles in the World

HIMEJI CASTLE

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This is considered to be the most beautiful castle in all of Japan and it is one of those few that escaped the tortures of civil war and earthquakes and bombings. A fort was built (where the castle stands) in the fourteenth century and it was gradually increased with time. Today it covers an area of 41,468 square meters and it looks absolutely gorgeous. The castle (as it stands today) was completed in the year 1609.