Chateau d'Angers, Angers

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
is a historic castle situated in the city of Angers, Loire Valley, in the department of Maine-et-Loire. This place has a rich history, and you will greatly appreciate this castle, which was built in the 9th century, for its unique structural design. Further construction in the thirteenth century added to the size of this castle. The castle served as a fortress because of its strategic location, overlooking the River Maine. Tourists coming to the castle can view the interiors that are tastefully decorated. Parisian tapestry belonging to ancient ages adorns the castle. The chapel inside the castle is also worth a visit. Despite suffering damages during the World War and later, it has been renovated and is a museum of intricate and priceless tapestry work. Using our custom trip planner, Angers attractions like Chateau d'Angers can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The tapestry of the Apocalypse is wonderful - and it is a good thing it did Not get lost or destroyed. But... the chateau has so much more history and so much more to see; it is worthwhile to look...  more »
  • You may not have heard of the Apocolypse Tapestry, but it's just stunning, and strangely fitting for our strange 2020 visit. We spent the majority of our visit in the Tapestry hall, it really is...  more »
  • A very well preserved medieval castle. An impressive construction with large walls and a beautiful interior. Inside you will find the beautiful Apocalypse Tapestry. The walk on the ramparts is also worth a visit, allowing you to see some impressive views on the city of Angers. Definitely worth the time spent there. The castle and a city visit can be done in a day trip from Paris, by train.
  • 3 times I visited this amazing place on 3 French exchange trips. Amazing! If you get the chance to visit don't pass it by.

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