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Castle of Angers

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The apparent austerity of this shale and limestone fortress, which the young king Louis IX had built on the edge of his kingdom in the 13th century, contrasts with the tranquil grounds inside the castle walls and the pleasant residence of the Dukes...more
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2 Promenade du Bout du Monde | Rue du Château, 49100, Angers, France
+33 2 41 86 48 77
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice place to visit and walk around. Really impressive to see and enjoy it. The walls are coverd with plants and birds.

Thank gerwin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sell guided tour was really interesting. Presented the history of the building going back in some areas to 1000 BC. Current building very interesting, with a display of the changes to the structure over the centuries. Today it house the Apocalypse Tapestry in a...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 1 week ago

An opportunity not to be missed-the Apocalypse Tapestry in Angers. While a commitment of time is required to appreciate the commissioned tapestry it is well worth the investment to see the story of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation by St. John. The tapestry,...More

Thank Gary Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for a quick short stay. Family member brought us here and I was amazed by the surrounding beauty, architecture and history of it.

Thank vindeshi96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tapestries of The Apocalypse alone are worth the visit but the rest is also very interesting and offers some fantastic views of the city >Lots of interesting things to explore Well worth a visit

Thank 97robert0204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tapestries are a true marvel! Completely different from the Bayeux tapestry, which of course tries to be much more of an historical account, the Apocalypse tapestries are a dreamlike depiction of, well, religious visions and hallucinations. Beautifully done, and much too beautiful to be...More

Thank immorissal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably more spctacular from outside than in, but still very worthy of a visit. Fantastic external walls, built in alternating dark and light stone, perched on a rocky outcrop, the walls literally blend into the earth below. Reasonable €9 entry gets you inside, where the...More

Thank DesdinovaUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased a 24 hour Angers pass from the local Office de Tourisme adjacent to the castle. One of the subsequent free to enter locations is the Chateau which also houses the tapestries of the Apocalypse. The castle/Chateau is lovely enough with great views but...More

Thank RedbournSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good views and a castle Where you can walk battlements Probably best to make reservations at restaurant within the grounds. Audio guides cheap but not imaginative

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our visit to the Castle. It is probably one of the best castles I've visited, as the inside is fascinating, the outside is beautiful & the views are stunning from the top. We visited on a hot August day, and visited the tapestry...More

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