Today in VR Castle Porn ... Wait, There's VR Castle Porn?

Grab your Google Cardboard and buckle up

By Evan Bleier

 
Today in VR Castle Porn ... Wait, There's VR Castle Porn?
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08 July 2016

Men everywhere, as the proverb goes, call their homes their castles.

What the saying leaves out is that a select few men can also call their castle their home.

While you chew on that, let’s take a gander at some of the finest castles in all of Europe thanks to 3D and virtual reality content provider Sketchfab.

Should you have a VR headset (even one as basic as a Google Cardboard), now’s the time to go grab it.

Corvinilor Castle, Romania
Built in the 14th century, this Gothic-style fortress has 42 chambers, two platforms and two bridges for access. It also has a no-longer-functioning "pit of lions" where condemned prisoners were fed to hungry beasts — that in most cases actually happened to be wolves or bears. 

Predjama Castle, Slovenia
Perched on the side of a cliff and built inside a cave mouth, this Renaissance castle served as the home to the Slovenian Robin Hood, Erazem Lueger, a robber baron who was forced to hole up in the structure for a year during a siege. Since the castle was virtually impregnable, Lueger taunted his attackers by tossing ripe cherries at them ... until he was eventually killed with a cannonball while using the toilet. 

Reinhardstein Castle, Belgium 
Constructed in 1354, this castle was sold for a price of just 300 marks in 1885 and quickly fell into disrepair thanks to wave after wave of treasure hunters, who tore it apart while looking for a stash of silver and gold that was supposedly hidden inside. A professor acquired the property in the '60s, entirely repaired it and lived there for decades until his death. 

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