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What's the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace?

Castles and palaces may seem the same but the two buildings were constructed by monarchs for different purposes.

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What's the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace?

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    What's the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace?

    What's the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace?

    Key Takeaways Castles were built for defensive purposes and often located in strategic positions and equipped with fortifications to protect against …

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