Jousting at Kryal Castle, Ballarat


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Jousting at Kryal Castle, Ballarat


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An image of a Kryal Castle knight preparing for a Jousting display at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, Victoria. Jousting was a popular medieval and Renaissance sport from the thirteenth century, and is often associated with the chivalric ideal.

About Kryal Castle:

Located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle is a local tourist attraction. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. It was built in 1972 and opened in 1974 by Keith Ryall. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.


Jeffrey, N.




Image used with permission of N. Jeffrey


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