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Corderie Royale, Rochefort

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Corderie Royale, a vast complex filled with museums and architecture, attracts as many as 150,000 yearly visitors. First built in 1666, the complex was spearheaded by architect François Blondel. After a brief strike that stopped construction, the structure was built by a team of 700 workers, who finally completed the project in 1669. Restoration of the site began in 1976 and ended in 1988, transforming the site into a hub for culture and history. Add Corderie Royale and other attractions to your Rochefort trip itinerary using our Rochefort itinerary maker.
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  • the site is beautiful and timeless, the building offers a sumptuous perspective and worth the visit. The most: a beautiful Bookstore on the theme of the sea out of which necessarily charge of books and comics, given the quality of the selection!
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  • What a beautiful place! Night walk, the buildings are very well informed, even in this cold January. Visits are closed this season, but walking along the Charente River with a view of these buildings is a real pleasure! Everything is done on foot.
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  • Visit this city of Rochefort, a human dimension, consisting of beautiful stones, its edges of Charente or nestles beautifully the Corderie Royal elegant and timeless; We cross a the outside of birds around the reeds at the edge of the water, you're walking in the park or on the surrounding roads. c is so soothing to reconnect with nature than we s surprised d be as well in this city of average size. We never tire of the Charente Maritime.
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  • sightseeing is nice and museum is interesting
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  • That's great. Very well explained and a simple but very well done presentation. It is worth
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  • Visit OK but price too high in terms of delivery
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  • Especially long and beautiful building, but very short exposure. We learn how are done all types of rope.
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