Kronborg Castle in Denmark was built in 1420 and it is one of the most important fortifications in Northern Europe. It is located on the extreme most Northern tip on the Island of Zealand. This castle is also famous for being mentioned in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet as Elsinore. During the early 20th century it was used by the army, and opened to the public in 1938.
Osaka Castle in Japan is one of Japan’s most famous castles. Osaka castle has an exterior made of five stories and interior that is consisted of eight stories. It sits on over 1 square kilometer of land over looking a moat. It was build to protect its occupants from attackers in 16th century, and therefore it was built on the top of a very tall stone foundation.