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    Cité de Carcassonne

    • Carcassonne, France
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    • Carcassonne castle is located on the right bank of the River Aude it was built in the Middle Ages and was the main point guard and patrol the area Languedoc-Roussillon. The architectural ensemble is a historical monument of France, and in 1997 he listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visit to the complex is possible in conjunction with a guide by prior arrangement.

      The fortress was built in a mixture of Gothic and early Baroque. Large complex covers a vast territory. Fortifications have two rows of stone walls with a total length - 3 kilometers. Rise above the walls 52 of the tower. Notched top facilities at all times serve as an additional protection of the fortress. Round towers architectural ensemble crowned broad conical roofs, square tower end all the same teeth as the walls.

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