Mysteries at the Castle

Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed.
Related To:

Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed. See these amazing structures in all their glory and hear the remarkable, mysterious and bizarre tales tied to the rich and powerful who once resided there. From a German castle where a real life Dr. Frankenstein tried to breathe life into the dead to the magnificent Highclere Castle, which is now the setting for Downton Abbey, but was once the home of an English lord who unearthed King Tut's tomb, these stories will captivate and amaze.

Go inside the castles, manors and mansions with our behind-the-scenes photos, and watch exclusive video of the stories and secrets hidden in their history.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Europe's Best Castles

From Scotland to France to Germany and beyond, explore our choices of the best castles Europe has to offer.

Grand Castles of America

Forget that European trip. Discover the beauty of these American castles, including the old, the new and the most magnificent.

Britain's Top 10 Castles

Join the Travel Channel as we walk you through British History 101 and count down Britain's Top 10 Castles and Palaces.

Croatia's Most Stunning Castles

Visit Croatia's most stunning castles.

Best Castles in Ireland

Emerald Isle's top 5 castles.

British Castles Offer the Feel of Royalty

See our picks of British castles you should visit in the UK.

Romantic Castle Weddings

From North Carolina to Italy, see wedding-worthy castles.

48 Hours in an Irish Castle

Find out what it’s like to spend a weekend in a 12th-century Irish estate.

Surreal Estate: Our Favorite Castles

As close to Hogwarts as we'll ever get.

What's New in Shows

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Travel Channel in your favorite social media feeds.