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La Bastide St Louis, Carcassonne
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The gates of La Bastide St Louis were designed to protect the lower town. The military enclosure's walls were built in the 14th century, and four bastions were added at each corner of the town in the 16th century. Stop in the central square to see the Fountain of Neptune, which was added in 1770. Religious buildings, mansions, and gardens ring the square. Our Carcassonne vacation trip planner makes visiting La Bastide St Louis and other Carcassonne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Bastide is the town of St Louis situated below the citadel, The Bastide was originally a fully walled town built on a grid pattern which you can still see today though the cross streets often have...  more »
  • The Bastide was built in the 13thC on a strictly rectangular plan laid out around the central square, Place Carnot. It pales by comparison with the near-by Cite but is worth a wander round if you have...  more »
  • Built in the time of St. Louis for the insurgents, has modern stroke inhabitants of the streets long after Leonardo da Vinci would propose. Supplanted the citadel in the early 19th century, and in the center of the square Carnot occurs the morning fair
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