Back in medieval days the water surrounding the castles was considered to be an important and preliminary line of defense. That`s the main reason why so many castles were built in natural or artificial lakes, water canals, sluices and dams.
Today moats are truly an impressive sights to be seen that honor us with their grace stance and beauty.
Here are 10 most beautiful moats we managed to dug out from the internet. Enjoy!
1. Bodiam Castle – East Sussex England
2. Matsumoto Castle, Japan