9 Captivating Castles You Won’t Believe Are In Minneapolis-Saint Paul

It seems as if every single child on the planet once dreams of a fairytale life. One in which they can rule their magical land as far as the eye can see. No official king or queen has ever lived within the confines of Minneapolis or Saint Paul, but the wealthy of the past had some beautiful estates built; they’re essentially urban castles. Within these mansions you won’t find fortresses or moats, but you will see absolutely stunning architecture, befitting of royalty. Here are nine entirely captivating castles you won’t believe are in Minneapolis-Saint Paul.

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Every single one of these buildings are as beautiful as any castle found in Europe. Minneapolis royalty was made in the 1800s and their legacy is still incredibly important to this day.

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