South Africa is famous for its rich history, culture and impressive architecture which tells a story about its past and people. South Africa’s castles offer the best insight into the country’s history.
Castles are some of the most impressive and beautiful structures, they have been around for centuries, and continue to be popular tourist destinations to this day.
Welcome back to Entrepreneur Hub SA, in today’s video, we will take a look at 5 of the most luxurious castles in South Africa. These strongholds are sure to amaze you!
Finding luxurious castles is not as straightforward as it might sound. First, although commonly defined as “a defensive structure built as a residence for a ruler or nobleman” it isn’t always clear what a castle really is.
For the most part, the word ‘castle’ is synonymous with images of fortified towers, hilltop settings, thick walls, and fairytales. Most of the castles around the world were built during the middle ages as residences and fortified cities by the nobility and royalty.
Usually, they cover an extensive area because of their walls, moats, and fortifications. The largest castles are mostly situated in Europe, but there are many others scattered throughout the world including South Africa.
It is nearly impossible to make a list of the most largest castles as each of them has a unique charm, however, it is possible to make a list of 5 OF THE MOST LUXURIOUS CASTLES IN SOUTH AFRICA.
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