Bishop Castle – an Elaborate and Intricate One-Man Project by Jim Bishop

Bishop Castle is an elaborate and intricate one-man project named after its constructor, Jim Bishop, that has become a roadside attraction in central Colorado. Continue reading »

A 78ft ‘Coronavirus Ogre Castle’ was Burned at Shrovetide in Russia, Here Are The Incredible Photos


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On March 13, in Nikola-Lenivets Art Park in the Kaluga region, Russia, in honor of the Shrovetide celebration, an art object made of vines was burned, which was called the “Coronavirus Ogre Castle” because of the coronavirus infection Covid-19. The castle was created by Nikolay Polissky, the founder of the art park. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Captures Breathtaking Images Of Gifu Castle Against Reiwa Era’s First Cold Moon

The last full moon of December is known as the Cold Moon, but this past week’s holds a special value in Japan as being the first Cold Moon of the newly crowned Reiwa Era. Japanese photographer @ta2funk may have provided the perfect commemorative photo of Reiwa’s first Cold Moon with these stunning pictures of it gorgeously looming over Gifu Castle. Continue reading »

Twin Skulls Transform The Facade Of This 19th Century French Castle

Okuda San Miguel’s (previously featured) recently transformed 19th-century castle in Château, France is perhaps my favorite work by the artist to date. Continue reading »

Liquid Marble Installation Turns Castle Courtyard Into Fantastical Pool

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For the International Gardens Festival, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur creates his latest installation, Petite Loire, as part of series Liquid Marble, in the courtyard of the arts and nature center domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. The illusive installation created by green marble looks like ocean waves caused by the action of wind or ripples on a wind-blown pond. Continue reading »

Magical Fire and Ice Castle

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A photographer has discovered a spectacular way of keeping warm during winter – using fire to heat up icy locations. Sam Scholes uses long-exposures to capture the movement of fire in front of ice-covered backdrops. After lighting steel wool his friend Scott Stringham swings the flaming object in order to make swirling patterns. The result of this technique – captured at Midway Ice Castles in Utah is a vibrant image with the warm light dancing across the cold scenes. Continue reading »

Paper Craft Castle by Wataru Itou


A paper craft art installation by Wataru Itou, a young student of a major art university in Tokyo. The installation is hand made over four years of hard work, complete with electrical lights and a moving train, all made of paper! Clearly, this man must have created one of the most stunning examples of Paper Craft in the world. The exhibition where this masterpiece was exposed was entiteled A Castle On the Ocean. It was exhibited at Umihotaru, a place which in itself is a major attraction: a service area in the middle of the ocean, right between Tokyo City and Chiba Prefecture. Continue reading »

Chocolate Castle Built on Brighton Beach


Cadbury has built a castle made of chocolate pebbles (Picture: Cadbury) Continue reading »

Model of Hogwarts Castle

Production Designer Stuart Craig was on hand today at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter to reveal one of the best kept secrets of the tour: the incredibly detailed model of Hogwarts castle used in the films. Continue reading »

A Castle Made from Lemons and Oranges


A worker puts the final touch at a castle made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France. (Reuters)

Scottish Castle Covered in Graffiti

Patrick Boyle, The Earl of Glasgow and his son David, Viscount Kelburn pose at their home Kelburn Castle on August 30 in Largs, Scotland. The Earl of Glasgow has asked Historic Scotland if the graffiti can remain as a permanent feature of the Castle. The local council allowed the mural to be painted on the wall by Brazilian artists in 2007, with a three year limit put on the graffiti pending the start of rendering work at the castle. (Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images) Continue reading »