10 Castles from Around The World That Are Straight Out Of Fairy Tales (PHOTOS)

We're just wondering if there's a modern day Prince Charming inside.

It's no wonder that almost every fairy tale takes place in a far away land in a beautiful castle. There's just something magical about these structures' massive size and architectural features like turrets, spires and drawbridges that will forever recall Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.

Although they fill the pages of storybooks, these remarkable dwellings do exist in real life. Some are modern interpretations, while many Gothic and Medieval examples still stand today and can be visited across the globe. Not in the traveling mood? Don't worry: We've rounded up ten castles from around the world for you to check out. Let us know in the comments below which ones you'd slay a dragon any day to protect.

We love this beauty's bridge, captured in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, England.
Credit: David Stokes/Flickr

Castle Leslie in Glaslough is a more humble abode with a circular driveway.
Credit: Sean MacEntee/Flickr

This Wales castle has a beautiful spire.
Credit: Ben Salter/Flickr

Whoa, try to count the windows in Castle Neuschwanstein, located in Germany.

Another stunner in Germany, Castle Hohenschwangau has a gorgeous jewel-toned color palette.
Credit: DragonWoman/Flickr

Imagine crossing the bridge leading to Corvin Castle in Hunedoara, Romania.
The Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany rises above the forest.
This castle's walkway in Sussex, United Kingdom takes our breath away.
Perched high in the hills above Moselle River, Germany, Eltz Castle flaunts a number of towers.
Built at the edge of a cliff, Lichtenstein castle in Baden-Württemberg, Germany is certainly a beauty.

Want to see even more amazing castles from around the world? Click through the slideshow below.

Le Mont Saint Michel | France

Castles Around The World

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