We have all imagined living the life of a prince or princess. Here are some of the iconic castles around the world that embody what is really would be like to live like nobility in another time.  With picturesque backdrops and stunning scenery these are the must see castles to add to your bucket list.

1. Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

A remnant of the Norman knights, Kilkenny castle was built for defence of the town and originally had 4 large circular corner tower, of which only 3 survive today. If you are going to see only one caste in Ireland, this would be it.Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

2. Bodiam Castle, England

The moat surrounding this castle, makes it iconic. Originally built to defend against the French, this castle has been restored over many years and is currently open to the public.Bodiam Castle, England