See Polonnaruwa - A Magical Medieval City In Sri Lanka
The ancient city of Polonnaruwa is about 1,000 years old, and was declared the Sri Lankan capital by the medieval king, Vijayabahu I. His army defeated invaders from the Indian Chola dynasty, who attacked the city in 1070.
25 Beautiful Medieval European Destinations You Must Visit
However, while people are aware of the popular locations of the continent like Germany, Italy, France, Greece, and Switzerland, not many know about the charming old medieval towns that present an authentic and traditional side to Europe.
Here Is a Look At The Reality of Life in Medieval Castles
Living in a medieval castle must have been a glamorous experience. At least, that’s what we have been made to believe by countless movies, books, and mainstream culture. However, a little bit of study will tell you that life in a medieval castle wasn’t all that charming as it is made out to be.
These Facts Will Change How You Think About Medieval Times
People who lived during Medieval times undoubtedly had much harder lives than we do, but it was the men who fought the battles between two sides that suffered most of all. Here are 15 fascinating facts about life and war during Medieval times: 1.
10 Medieval Walled Cities that Are a Wonder to Visit!
Medieval walled cities evoke thoughts of royalty, great power and bloody battles. The most amazing ones that are still extant today need to be seen to be fully appreciated, because they truly are treasures that have been left to the world.
The Fascinating Lives of Medieval Jesters
Jesters, the entertainers of Medieval kings known for the stereotypical multi-colored costume, lived a far more complex life than we knew. In fact, most of what we have seen on television and in other fictional stories is highly inaccurate.
12 Amazing Digital Reconstructions of Medieval Castles
Castles are an emblematic feature of Medieval times, and there are countless magnificent fortresses, palaces, and castles scattered throughout Europe that date back to these days of knights and kings.
Was the Medieval European Diet Healthy or Even Tasty?
Have you ever wondered what regular people ate in Medieval Europe? Well, wonder no more, as this video attempts to demonstrate one iteration of this very diet with the most historical accuracy possible.
Gripping Facts About the Lives of Medieval Knights
There are many myths circulating about the life of knights in medieval times, and their true life and daily routine may surprise you. If you want some order, watch this video to find out what the reality of knighthood actually looked like.
Medieval Castles: How in the World Were They Built?
What they’re building is a whole different story, as their project is no cowshed or cabin - they will be building a real Medieval castle! To learn more, continue watching.
The Medieval Disease That’s Perplexing Science to This Day
To this day historians and health experts are not sure what caused this epidemic to strike, so you can imagine the poor medieval physicians were completely stumped.
Poland's Castles Are Full of Medieval Mystery & Splendor
You’ll sure need a guided tour at this castle, to help you locate the medieval crypts which lead to the museum and cathedral. 6.
10 Beautiful Medieval Castles. You Have to See!
With a length of 250 meters (820 ft) and a width of 150 meters (490 ft), it is also one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. The interior of the castle is just as beautiful as the exterior, decorated with ancient furniture and paintings of vines and animals.
WATCH: Discover the Delights of Gdansk, City of Freedom
Among the many attraction is a medieval port crane that dates back many hundreds of years, a 15th-Century cathedral, and a very well-preserved old town.
See the History of Paris Unfold Before You in Gorgeous 3D
Watch the amazing transformation the French capital has gone through, from a Celtic trading town, to a Roman colony, to a medieval gothic city and finally to the city we all fell in love with.
Visit THE PEARL OF THE ADRIATIC: Travel Guide to Dubrovnik
Situated in the Adriatic sea, it is truly a unique destination because it is one of the most well-preserved medieval cities in the world. In the past, it was a powerful city-state and a major port, the proof of which are the tall stone walls surrounding the old city.
12 Towns in Germany That Bring Old Magic to Life
This old town was once home to the largest royal palace north of the Alps, and if you climb all 167 steps of the Blue Tower, you’ll see the most amazing view this medieval town has to offer.
Merlin: Magical Myth or Historical Hero? Find Out Here!
Discover the Legend of Merlin video, history, hero, myth, youtube, documentary, legend, medieval, Merlin, wizard, King Arthur Who exactly was Merlin and did he ever actually exist? This fascinating documentary has all the answers!
The Most Dazzling Ancient Castles and Fortresses on Earth
With a very long and rich history, there are many structures still left from medieval times throughout this beautiful country, many of them still intact or rebuilt.
Genghis Khan: Brutal Mass Murderer, or Enlightened Ruler?
How Genghis Khan Rose to Power war, general, China, asia, medieval, empire, Mongolia, Genghis Khan, conquer Genghis Khan is one of the most famed and feared names in history, but how did he become so great?
The Chilling Story of Hungary’s Murderous Blood Countess
The First Female Serial Killer: Countess Elizabeth Bathory video, creepy, Vampire, medieval, Hungary, horror, spooky, serial killers, torture, Dracula, Elizabeth Bathory Elizabeth Bathory is one of the most feared names in Hungary, with a sadistic streak to rival that of Vlad the Impaler's.
These Castle Hotels Will Leave You Feeling Like Royalty!
Written by: Jake Schembri Click Here for Our Collection of Unique Hotels 12 of the World's Most Beautiful Castle Hotels beautiful, romantic, castle, vacation, hotels, medieval, middle ages Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a Medieval castle?
A History of Betrayal and Intrigue for the Crown of England
In the last decade, millions around the world have been glued to the TV screen, following the plot of Game of Thrones, a fictionalized and magical medieval world that differs from the works of CS Lewis and Tolkien in its portrayal of courtly intrigue, betrayal and a constant battle for power and influence
Learn the Stories of These Magnificent Abandoned Castles
Castles served as (almost) impenetrable fortresses in medieval times, but many have long since fallen into disrepair. With that being said, many abandoned castles are the source of great fascination for people. Some even say that they’re haunted!