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The Chateau de Vincennes was used as royal residence from the 12th to 18th century and it has preserved its medieval towers, the Sainte-Chapelle and the 14th century keep which is the highest of its kind in Europe. In 1365, Charles V, King of...more
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WOW!! What a wonderful visit! It’s only 9 Euros to visit the cathedral and castle inside this wonderland. It’s so quiet inside too! Not a lot of tourists, but so close to the downtown of Paris! We spent a few hours here wandering around looking...More
Tenth visit to Paris and this is my first visit here.
It’s huge and looks like some restoration is going on. There’s a huge chapel with amazing windows.. turrets, flying buttresses, the castle itself. All easily viewed from the inside courtyard.. it really is stunning....More
Easy to get to by metro and perfect for a half day trip. Five stars for transportation but only three for information on site. We were told that some of the buildings did not open until 1 and almost left without actually confirming. Luckily we...More
Because we were staying in Vincennes, my husband and I thought that we should visit at least one of its sites. It's a wonderful and relatively untouched example of midieval architecture. The keep is interesting and well-signed, although there are a lot of steps. While...More
I came to this place with my friends. It’s very nice place to visit. In term of architecture and history ,this is a Marvel and really a treasure in the French. We loved to walk and explore this place. Highly recommend to you.
You can wander around the grounds for nothing. I paid admission 9 euros and all that got was me up a level of the Keep and into the chapel. There's not much there. I would like to have gone to the top of the keep...More