Castle Secrets & Legends

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (161)

Castle Secrets & Legends is a fascinating TV series that explores the fascinating histories hidden within the ancient walls of the world's most iconic castles. This show takes viewers on a thrilling journey through time as host Rory Duffy, joined by experts Scott Watson and Ran Levy, unravel the mysteries and secrets of these architectural wonders.

Each episode of Castle Secrets & Legends focuses on a different castle and its storied past. From the imposing Chateau Gaillard in France to the mighty Tower of London, the show transports viewers to some of the most enchanting locations in the world. Using a blend of expert interviews, historical reenactments, and state-of-the-art CGI, Castle Secrets & Legends brings these castles’ stories to life in a way that is both informative and entertaining.

One of the standout features of this show is the remarkable level of detail with which it explores the castles. The hosts delve deep into the architecture, engineering, and design of each castle, revealing the often-forgotten details that make these structures so unique. For fans of history and architecture, this show is a veritable treasure trove of fascinating information.

However, what sets Castle Secrets & Legends apart from other historical documentaries is its focus on the stories of the people who lived and worked within these castles. Whether it's tales of monarchs, knights, or ordinary citizens, this show brings to life the personal stories of those who played a part in the history of these castles. Through their stories, viewers gain a greater understanding of the world in which these people lived, worked, and fought.

What’s more, the show doesn't shy away from the darker aspects of these castles’ histories. From brutal sieges to unspeakable acts of violence, Castle Secrets & Legends acknowledges that these castles often played host to some of the most turbulent events in history. But even in the face of such darkness, the show manages to maintain a sense of wonder and awe that is infectious to the viewer.

Overall, Castle Secrets & Legends is a compelling and informative TV series that takes viewers on a thrilling journey through some of the most iconic castles in the world. With its expert hosts, detailed investigations, and engrossing storytelling, this show is sure to captivate anyone with an interest in history, architecture, or the mysteries of the past.

Castle Secrets & Legends is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on January 19, 2014.

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Where to Watch Castle Secrets & Legends
Castle Secrets & Legends is available for streaming on the Travel Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Castle Secrets & Legends on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 19, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (161)