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© 1997 Lawrence I. Charters

Real estate agents today might say the most important factor for any home is "Location, Location, Location." While this is true, to some extent, for castles, the most obvious "castlelike" characteristic is "Security, Security, Security." After crossing the Gripsholm Castle drawbridge, you confront this massive set of doors, connecting to a tunnel, then another set of doors. And if an attacking force makes it through all of this -- Scanned from a photographic print. © 1997 Lawrence I. Charters