Château de Vincennes, Vincennes, France

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Description

A massive 14th and 17th century French royal fortress in the town of Vincennes. It had its origins in a hunting lodge and was greatly enlarged, replacing the earlier site, in the later 14th century. It has been a royal residence, a dungeon and is the only fortified château close to central Paris.

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Attribute NameValues
Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Castles

  • Fortification

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 14th century

  • 17th century

  • Classical

Place of Creation
  • Vincennes, Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France

  • +48.8486+2.43769

  • Vincennes

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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