Among the castles of England is the Leeds Castle, which is located in the county of Kent, especially worth seeing. According to the historical data, the first fortification was built at this point in the middle of the 9th century. The first mention of the castle, which can be seen today, date from the 11th century. The founder of the first castle on the Len River was a nobleman named Lidien, whose honor the building was called. In the course of several centuries the castle was considered a residence of the English queens. In the 14th century, the palace belonged to Queen Izabelle and later - the Catherine of Aragon.
In 1926 the palace became the property of Lady Olive Bailey, under whose direction his last reconstruction was carried out. The best engineers and designers in England have worked on the interior of the palace. The castle surprises with luxury and the chic atmosphere. The castle of the rich lady who spent her last years of life there and her family until 1974. The visit of the halls and corridors of the palace gives a lot of unforgettable impressions. The guests of the Leeds Castle can see a lot of interesting things.
In one of the castle rooms is a very unusual museum, which presents the collection of the ancient dog collar. In addition, the wonderful plant labyrinth, which consists of 2.5 thousands of yew trees, was laid out in the park on the Palace Territorium. In one of the most picturesque parts of the park is the Freigehege with the exotic birds. Currently, the palace is often used as a venue for official events. In it, the business meetings of distinguished persons, as well as the concerts of classical music take place. The rich can also rent the castle for the banquet or the wedding ceremony. Next - Matsumoto Castle
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