19 Sep 2021
The castle of the counts of Perche stands on a hill overlooking the French town of Nogent-le-Rotrou, in the central Eure-et-Loir department. This thousand-year-old fortress, testament to a wealth of local history, is now a museum. Through nearly 400 objects, it takes visitors on a journey through time, from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution. FRANCE 24 takes you on a tour.
25 May 2021
Historical treasures worth more than a million dollars have been looted in a raid at Arundel Castle in England. The burglary took place within days of reopening.
16 Nov 2019
A major fire has broken out at a 500-year-old castle on Japan's southern island of Okinawa. Authorities say much of the World Heritage-listed Shuri Castle has now been reduced to a charred skeleton.