Conwy Castle seen from the west

Conwy Castle and car park from Town Walls

Description

Conwy Castle and car park from Town Walls.

Viewed from the south west section of the walls.

Castle showing the barbican guarding the Outer Ward.

Source Desc

geograph.org.uk

Author Link

http://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/43729

Author Description

David Dixon

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic

Pages that link here:

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle is today viewed as one of the crowning achievements of medieval castle building technology, managing to engulf entire city inside of its massive walls and preserve for over 700 years and several disasters. Read here about its interesting history.

Related Articles:

Alnwick Castle

Famous English castle Alnwick plays an important role in the history of that country, medieval Europe and the entire history of castle construction. Read more about its construction, evolution, military sieges it was a part of and the way it survived to modern times.

Château de Chenonceau

Château de Chenonceau is one of the most modern Renaissance castles in France, managing to attract 1.3 million visitors each year (second only to Palace of Versailles in Paris). This incredibly beautiful castle was in the center of the French national history ever since it was created, and here you can read all about it.

Tower of London

Tower of London is one of the most famous castles of all time. Created during Norman Conquest of England, this military outpost in London was quickly redesigned to be a royal residence, and went through turbulent history that marked it as one of the most notorious castles in England. Find out more about its history here.