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Chateau of Vincennes, Vincennes

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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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  • The castle of Vincennes (in French: Château de Vincennes) is a French Castle, being the most important Castle-strong French Royal remains. It was built between the 14th and the 17TH century in the commune of Vincennes, East of Paris, now a suburb of the French capital, and the castle is the Bois de Vincennes, which despite the name belongs to Paris. By the height of your keep, 52 meters, is the highest plain of fortress Europe.
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  • The castle's majestic including the part used to the Ministry of defence, unfortunately we cannot visit only a small part of the property of the Château de Vincennes. The tour is in a lovely setting with large spaces. This castle lack of soul for the parts it is possible to visit.
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  • For me this medieval Dungeon and these beautiful arches with polychromy and wainscoting and a magical place. I fall back into childhood and imagine Knight... The Chapel is so bright and also very beautiful. Unique in Paris
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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.