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Bojnice castle is a fairytaleish edifice in north central Slovakia. The spires and turrets look like something out of a Disney movie...

The site - located on a chunk of solid rock surrounded by a moat - was completely reworked in the 1800s by a rich owner to embody what he regarded as the perfect castle 'look.'
No expense was spared, as traditional roofing tiles were used, enormous copper spires built, and gargoyles added. 
He even had a 17th century coach restored, perhaps to ride around the grounds as the afternoon sun illuminated the outside walls.

But he'd have to watch out for the baby swans!

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