Castles are awesome. Wait, I think I’ve said that before…but it doesn’t change the fact that they are. It’s one of the icons that comes to mind when anyone mentions “fantasy genre.” Castles are where history can come to life (especially if it’s been tirned into a museum), or where history can be brazenly
stolen, um, repurposed for writers needing interesting story elements.
Built into a cave. Legend has it that there was a passage through the cave that allowed the castle to still get supplies while under seige.
(The links above go to two different articles – the second is the Wikipedia page. The photos are pulled from AmazingPlacesonEarth.com, via a google search)