The five-storied main tower of Himeji Castle reaches 300 feet meters) above sea level, though its design emphasizes the horizontal. An outstanding example of early Japanese architecture, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since
Château de Chambord, France novelist Henry James described Château de Chambord's towers as "more like the spires of a city than the salient points of a single building." They're the first things you see from Chambord's huge, tree-shaded roads.
How cool is this place? Matsumoto Castle, also known as the “Crow Castle” because of its black exterior, is one of Japan’s premier historic castles. It is located in the city of Matsumoto, in Nagano Prefecture.It's a National Treasure of Japan.