PHOTOS – Carcassonne Fortified City in France 


Since the pre-Roman period, a fortified settlement has existed on the hill where Carcassonne now stands. In its present form it is an outstanding example of a medieval fortified town, with its massive defences encircling the castle and the surrounding buildings, its streets and its fine Gothic cathedral. Carcassonne is also of exceptional importance because of the lengthy restoration campaign undertaken by Viollet-le-Duc, one of the founders of the modern science of conservation.

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Entrance to the Fortified City of Carcassonne

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Impressive Protection for this fortified City in France!


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More Walls in Carcassonne

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Old Stairs forbidden to the Public, but we still went!

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Carcassonne Church to Pray against Attacks!

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Kids from a class trying to climb the walls in Carca

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Lots of towers to protect the city

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