The 21st century has greeted us with modern architecture and high-tech structuralism, but there are still remnants of our architectural past. Structures that are awe-inspiring and breathtaking.
The period between the 5th and 15th centuries saw an age of medieval construction that still remains today. All over Europe, you can find mythical castles and beautiful relics from an often forgotten time in history.
These fortresses are found hidden in foliage, perched on hillsides, and floating above the water — and some have never been seen before.
Here are some of the craziest photos of the coolest castles in the world.