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The Largest Castles in the World Quiz

From Edinburgh Castle in Scotland to the Malbork Castle in Poland - but what's in between? 10 Questions.

 
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Where would you find the tenth largest castle in the world (35,737 square metres), located on an extinct volcano crag - overlooking the city in its footsteps?

  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Bordeaux, France
  • Cordoba, Spain
  • Zilina, Slovakia

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Where would you find the ninth largest castle in the world (39,804 sq. m.), being one of the oldest castles in the world, situated on a 50 metre hill in the centre of its 'home' city?

  • Moscow, Russia
  • Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Aleppo, Syria
  • New Delhi, India

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Where would you find the eighth largest castle in the world (41,468 sq. m.), it is seen as the country's most beautiful castle, untouched by civil wars, bombings and the 'test of time'?

  • Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Beijing, China
  • Himeji, Japan

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Where would you find the seventh largest castle in the world (44,674 sq. m.), it is located on the western side of the River Danube - its fortifications stand since the thirteenth century?

  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Klaipeda, Lithuania
  • Belgrade, Serbia

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Where would you find the sixth largest castle in the world (49,485 sq. m.), it is one of the largest Medieval castles in Europe; its beautiful location was used for the ''Dragonheart'' (1996) film?

  • Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Zehra, Slovakia
  • Chisinau, Moldova
  • Bucharest, Romania

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Where would you find the fifth largest castle in the world (54,523 sq. m.), it was built in 1077, and significantly enlarged in 1495 and 1519?

  • Oslo, Norway
  • Zaragoza, Spain
  • Salzburg, Austria
  • Kosice, Slovakia

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Where would you find the fourth largest castle in the world (54,835 sq. m.), it is the largest castle of its 'home' country, and one of the official residences of its monarch?

  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Bilbao, Spain
  • Lourdes, France
  • Windsor, United Kingdom

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Where would you find the third largest castle in the world (66,761 sq. m.), it houses the St. Vitus Cathedral and the St. George's Basilica?

  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Zagreb, Croatia

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Where would you find the second largest castle in the world (81,227 sq. m.), it is located on a 400 metre high hill, with 36 metre high and 21 metre wide walls?

  • Jodhpur, India
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Where would you find the largest castle in the world (143,591 sq. m.), it was founded in 1274 by the Teutonic Knights and used as their headquarters - until their retreat to Kaliningrad in 1466?

  • Malbork, Poland
  • Debrecen, Hungary
  • Constanta, Romania
  • Besancon, France

 

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