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Chateau of Vincennes, Vincennes
(4.1/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Since its construction by Charles V in the 14th century, Chateau of Vincennes has been one of the most prominent castles in France. This massive structure is the only fortified castle near Paris. You can review the medieval and Renaissance architectural components of the château in the Donjon. The Holy Chapel hosts concerts throughout the year. Plan to visit Chateau of Vincennes and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vincennes attractions using our Vincennes vacation builder.
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Reviews
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  • I loved the mix of old and new. I think is important to invite the new in and put it in good light while respecting and protecting what is valuable from the past. The castle is well maintained and kee...  more »
  • A little disappointed this visit faster that I thought it would. The bulk of the visit was devoted to a contemporary artist whose works exhibited in different parts of the Dungeon would not really with the framework. Visit for free the first Sunday of the month (not shown on the website - call ahead to confirm) but otherwise it's expensive for what it is.
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  • Old castle with much history, except the castle is not much to see. The paid audio guide is very tedious and very much basic information.
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  • Very cool castle, Lot's to see including a beautiful church and castle. The ground are large and easy to walk around. The best part not many tourists.
  • A nice historical place and not too crowdy to visit. Calm and quiet, good for a walk!
  • Worth a visit...tons of history here and it's not a full day visit like many historic sites in and around Paris.
  • Great rarely visited place in Paris. Nice place to walk around. Located at the top of a massive park
  • Nice palace but not very interesting.