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Love Exploring Logo By loveEXPLORING staff of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 33: It’s hard to believe this intricate monument is the product of one man’s imagination, let alone built by one man’s hands. The elaborate, self-built stone and iron structure has been chiseled, embellished and decorated by Jim Bishop over six decades. What started as a one-bedroom stone cottage is now a 16-story fortress with cathedral windows and a steel dragon. It’s just off the curvy Highway 165, which wiggles through central Colorado.

Bishop Castle, Colorado

It’s hard to believe this intricate monument is the product of one man’s imagination, let alone built by one man’s hands. The elaborate, self-built stone and iron structure has been chiseled, embellished and decorated by Jim Bishop over six decades. What started as a one-bedroom stone cottage is now a 16-story fortress with cathedral windows and a steel dragon. It’s just off the curvy Highway 165, which wiggles through central Colorado.

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