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There are 9 off the beaten path places tagged medieval:

Khor Virap Monastery and the pit of Grigor the Illuminator

Khor Virap in Armenia is a holy site, where Saint Gregory the Illuminator spent imprisoned for 13 years. It stands before the Mount Ararat, which was the place of Noah's ark landing. Besides the…

San Marino Torture museum

San Marino Torture museum has more than a hundred instruments and torture devices, and tells you interesting stories about the castle's prisoners, like Count Cagliostro.

Cachtice castle of the Blood Countess

Cachtice castle in Slovakia became famous mostly because of its owner, Elizabeth Bathory, or the Blood Countess, who allegedly tortured and killed many virgins and bathed in their blood.

Lake Bled with its medieval castle

Lake Bled, its' castle and church have been an iconic landmark among travelers for a long time, due to its fairy-tale surroundings, medieval atmosphere and utter beauty both in summer and winter.

Kindlifresser - the Child Eater fountain of Bern

In the middle of Bern there is a terrifying Child Eater fountain, the Kindlifresser, which has been scaring children for almost half a century. No one knows what exactly Kindlifresser is though.

Unicorn Cave in Harz

Harz mountains were considered to be a dwelling of the unicorns since the olden days. Even now, people go to the Unicorn cave on Christmas in hopes to see one.

Zugarramurdi Witch Museum, Spain

Zugarramurdi Witch Museum is the place to learn about witchcraft, sorcery and black magic in Spain - you can learn to perform magic rituals and make potions as well.

The castle of Esch-sur-Sûre

The castle of Esch-sur-Sûre in Luxembourg is connected to many interesting legends about it and many different owners. Every June, a Night of the Legends is held in the town, where you can hear…

Craco - the medieval ghost town, Italy

Craco is the medieval Italian ghost town on top of the hill, which was abandoned in the 60s due to natural disasters. The streets of Craco are full of history and mystery - a place not to miss on…