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New on 500px : Castle Village Mesta by NevGokmen by NevGokmen

The castle-village of Mesta on the Greek Island of Chios

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New on 500px : Tower of Guadalest by DagurJonsson by DagurJonsson

El Castell de Guadalest or briefly Guadalest is a Valencian town and municipality located in a mountainous area of the comarca of Marina Baixa, in the province of Alicante, Spain. Guadalest has an area of 16 km² and, according to the 2002 census, a total population of 189 inhabitants.

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New on 500px : Hohenwerfen by PhotonPhotography by PhotonPhotography

The square crop does not give justice to the photo, but nevertheless this place is worth seeing… Hope you like it. Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 km (25 mi) south of Salzburg. The castle is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge mountain range. The fortification is a “sister” of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century. Please follow my works on Google+ or like the PhotonPhotography Facebook page , to get daily updates on my photos ! Thanks a lot for your support!
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New on 500px : Alhambra by jmgbrocos by jmgbrocos

The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a small fortress in 889 and then largely ignored until its ruins were renovated and rebuilt in the mid 11th century by the Moorish king Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Kingdom of Granada who built its current palace and walls, and later converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada
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