Louisiana has a ton of history. Traditions that dip into various cultures that have been around the state (or territories before statehood) for centuries. So it's no surprise that these influences brought about a handful of architectural inspirations. But how much did they influence Louisiana's...castles?

Yes, castles. Louisiana is home to legitimate castles.

According to onlyinyourstate.com, Louisiana has a former State Capital, a fort, and apartments have all taken the form of castles, all across the state.

Here's the list of 7 castles:

1. The Old State Capital 

2. Chateau De Bon Reve

3. Layton Castle Apartments 

4. Fort Proctor 

5. Le Petit Chateau de Luxe 

6. Fisherman's Castle

7. Louisiana Castle