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La Porte du Roy, Mont-Saint-Michel

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  • Very well preserved (such as the rest), the building with arch that gives access is a characteristic of the precinct building.
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  • In order, the door of the Roy, fortified gate of the fifteenth century, follows the forward door that gives access to a courtyard where you can see a monumental bombards taken to the English during the hundred years war. It was only then that one is front of the King, including the impression of power, by its size, its machicolations, and his Harrow, evokes more the defense of a castle than access to an Abbey. But the troubled history with the English neighbors made the necessary condition for survival. By crossing this door fortified, whose restoration has kept him appearances of authenticity, it leads in the High Street, and there is a brutal return to commercial reality and the end of the dream...
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  • These gates have welcomed many and turned back many others. This is the way in, into one of the most spectacular fortresses that western civilization has built. If you are going, try to go when everyo...  read more »
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