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Caernarfon Castle

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd - Caernarfon Castle: Caernarfon Castle is probably one of the most famous castles of Wales. Caernarfon Castle is located in the former principality of Gwynedd in North Wales. Gwynedd is now part of Great Britain. Caernarfon Castle and the town were founded by King Edward I of England. Caernarfon Castle was part of the Iron Circle of castles that was built to subdue the Welsh by the English King Edward I. Caernarfon Castle was constructed not only as a military stronghold but also as the seat of the English government in Wales and as a royal palace. The first English Prince of Wales was born here in 1284. In 1969 the castle was the setting for the investiture of Prince Charles as the 21st Prince of Wales. Caernarfon Castle houses now the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, the oldest regiment of Wales. Caernarfon Castle is part of UNESCO World Heritage Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd. The UNESCO World Heritage also includes Conwy Castle and town walls, Beaumaris Castle and Harlech Castle. Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd were declared an UNESCO World Heritage in 1986.

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Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. Caernarfon Castle is one of the most famous castles of Wales.

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

Caernarfon Castle is one of the most famous castles of Wales.

  1. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. Caernarfon Castle is one of the most famous castles of Wales.

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

    Caernarfon Castle is one of the most famous castles of Wales.

  2. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. The King's Gate seen from the walls of Caernarfon Castle. The...

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

    The King's Gate seen from the walls of Caernarfon Castle.

    The King's Gate is the main entrance to Caernarfon Castle.

    Caernarfon Castle and the town walls of Caernarfon are part of UNESCO

    World Heritage: Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd.

  3. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. The Queens Gate seen from the courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

    The Queens Gate seen from the courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.

  4. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. The Eagle Tower of Caernarfon Castle and the Caernarfon town walls....

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

    The Eagle Tower of Caernarfon Castle and the Caernarfon town walls.

    The town walls of Caernarfon were completed in 1285 and join the walls of

    Caernarfon Castle. The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

    gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 1986.

  5. Caernarfon Castle - The town walls of Caernarfon join the walls of Caernarfon Castle. Caernarfon Castle is located in the former principality of Gwynedd in...

    The town walls of Caernarfon join the walls of Caernarfon Castle.

    Caernarfon Castle is located in the former principality of Gwynedd in North Wales.

    Caernarfon Castle and the town walls of Caernarfon are part of the

    UNESCO World Heritage: Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd.

  6. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: The Well Tower and kitchen of Caernarfon Castle.

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd:

    The Well Tower and kitchen of Caernarfon Castle.

  7. Caernarfon Castle - Caernarfon Castle: The Dais was used for the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969. Caernarfon Castle is located in the former...

    Caernarfon Castle: The Dais was used for the investiture of the Prince of Wales

    in 1969. Caernarfon Castle is located in the former principality of Gwynedd in

    North Wales and is probably the most famous castle in Wales. Caernarfon Castle

    and the town walls of Caernarfon are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site:

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd. The Castles and Town Walls

    of King Edward in Gwynedd became an UNESCO World Heritage in 1986.

  8. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle. The Queens Gate seen from the courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Caernarfon Castle.

    The Queens Gate seen from the courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.

  9. Caernarfon Castle - The Caernarfon harbour seen from the walls of Caernarfon Castle. The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd were inscribed on...

    The Caernarfon harbour seen from the walls of Caernarfon Castle.

    The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd were inscribed on the

    UNESCO World Heritage List in 1986. The Castles of King Edward in Gwynedd are:

    Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle and Beaumaris Castle and

    the town walls of Caernarfon and Conwy.

  10. Caernarfon Castle - Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: The courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.

    Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd:

    The courtyard of Caernarfon Castle.