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Palais de l'Ile, Annecy

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Palais de l'Ile is a recognizable feature of the Thiou canal that splits the water with its sharp corner and forces it apart. When you see the stalwart, gray stone it will come as no surprise that this building has been standing since 1132. It began as the residence of the Lord of Annecy, then an administrative headquarters, courthouse, a mint, and a jail until 1865 and again World War II. Nowadays, you don’t need to be arrested to visit the interior of the castle, just buy a ticket to the history museum located inside and wander through the halls and rooms that once housed both nobility and criminals. Make Palais de l'Ile part of your personalized Annecy itinerary using our Annecy tourist route planner.
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  • We very often come on Annecy, whether in hoidays or with friends. All are always delighted to this place where you can enjoy the city and the Lake. It's a beautiful place at the foot of the mountains. For those who don't know, we recommend you stop there or even why not spend the holiday. There is plenty to do whether tours or recreation.
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  • The title is what you think as soon as you see it, well be wondering how they do the foundations to be rotten already for centuries. Otherwise very nice and would admire him all day with your spouse
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  • This Palace is the best-known image of Annecy, a wonderful small town. A small is located on the tip of a lake and the crosses or tiny, River. It is mandatory to take a stroll through the streets of the environment of the river and the bridges that cross it, until you reach the Palace. The Palace, recognizable by its original form as if it were a ship, is located between two branches of the river. On the sides there are many cafés and restaurants. In summer the environment, all decorated conflores, is beautiful.
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  • Feel like CHeung Chau and so many po dogs
  • it was used as a prison, but it opens to public as a museum. they display some art works from some students and people. the chapel inside looks grotesque but well ,it is okay .
  • A nice place to visit by the beautiful canals
  • Nice cosy place,reminds Venice, but more calm
  • Beautiful little palace in a picturesque town.
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