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Spanish Castles

Postby jcrasterman » Sat Nov 01, 2003 9:39 pm

Hello there....

Now It's my turn.....
I will share with you some pictures of the spanish castles... There are more than 5000 castles in Spain, so I can't post here all of them :wink: but I will post some cool pictures I borrow from somewhere (all these pictures are copyright of their authors, not me).

I would like to "organize" the tons and tons of information of spanish castles, but I will need more time to do this....
I will post on brickshelf pictures of castles, organized by location, epoque or style.....

While I found this time enjoy these.....

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Alcázar (Segovia)

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Aljafería (Zaragoza)

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Cuéllar (Segovia)

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Javier (Navarra)

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Loarre (Huesca)

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Olite (Navarra)

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Castillo del Temple (León)

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Vélez Blanco (Almería)

for some other visit
http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=61796

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Postby stuifzand » Sun Nov 02, 2003 7:45 pm

I think I like spanish castles very much!
Thanks for the pictures, do you also have some links to websites about them?
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Postby Bruce N H » Mon Nov 03, 2003 6:22 pm

Very cool. Thanks, Juan, for sharing these. I esepecially like the Aljaferia one. It seems sort of Arabic to me (something about the shape of the arches). Does this actually date to times where there was a Moorish influence?
The Velez Blanco is also very cool. The long vertical lines are very striking. It almost looks like something designed by Takeshi Itou:
http://home.att.ne.jp/apple/hachi/ce_gtop_tower.htm

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Postby LEGO_KNIGHT » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:53 am

Wow! :shock:

Nice pics. Thanks Juan.

I like the Velez Blanco. How did they manage to built such a tall castle on a high ground? :o

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Postby Loneranger » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:42 pm

Thanks, you just gave me some ideas on what to do on my next castle :D
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Postby Dragon Master » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:04 pm

Nice! My favorite is Olite (Navarra). It looks like it is from the later middle ages, which is my favorite period!

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Postby g2 » Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:14 pm

These castles look fantastic. My favourite is Alcázar. But they look good. Thanks for sharing these images.
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Postby kelderic » Mon Jan 08, 2007 3:00 am

These all look wonderful! I will definately incorporate some of the element's into my castle. Thanks for posting them.

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Postby leaf_of_lire » Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:08 pm

Wow... I like those castles, if I had the pieces I would try to make at least one of them.
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Postby wunztwice » Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:36 pm

Very nice compilation here. There are some very cool architectural elements in these. I'll have to try to incorporate some in my MOCs!
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Postby Legendary_Corsair » Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:05 pm

I think they used the land well when they built them.using different ups and downs for defense.And they also made very good walls.Thanks for showing us this. :)
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Postby The Blue Knight » Tue Apr 10, 2007 1:23 am

Legendary_Corsair wrote:Thanks for showing us this. :)


I think the "Newbie of the Month" moniker has gone to your head. Jcrasterman hasn't posted in something like three and a half years!

Of course, they are very nice and inspiring as well.
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