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Weird Facts About Medieval Castles

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If you've ever watched a Medieval period film and noticed lots of tan, drab castles, you're being lied to. Medieval people loved color—the more color, the more wealth, or so it was assumed. And large windows? Not a thing. Castles were meant to keep people out, after all. Discover more quirks in the following video, then learn about castles from around the world.

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Medieval Castles Are Strange, You Guys

English speakers use the word castle SUPER liberally.

You Can Swim In Warm Pools Of Beer at Starkenberger's Castle

This Austrian castle boasts the world's only beer-swimming-pools, which are beer fermenting vats filled with warm beer.

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