Castles are usually from the medieval period. They have thick walls and their main purpose was defense. Palaces are more impressive and decorated buildings that served or still serve as a residence of kings, princes and other royalties. These buildings are one of the most important part of the architectural heritage of European history. Not only the artwork, but the technology used in constructing them also reflect the progress of our civilization.

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