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Castle of Saumur

Monument in Saumur

Castle of Saumur - Monument in Saumur
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A castle labeled Museum of France...

Symbol of the city of Saumur it dominates, the castle is an old fortress converted into a palace by the Dukes of Anjou (fourteenth and fifteenth century), whose king René. He then became residence of the governors of the city jail and deposit of arms and ammunition. In 1906 the castle was bought by the city to house the municipal museum today labeled Museum of France. A rich collection of decorative arts currently occupies the first floor of the north and east wings. A part of the horse collection, collecting objects from antiquity to the early twentieth century, is on display in the old abbey. The castle gardens offer an exceptional view of the Loire and the city. In summer, offer entertainment for the whole family.

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The castle of Saumur (© Pixim Communication)
The castle of Saumur (© Pixim Communication)
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The castle of Saumur
The castle of Saumur
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Castle Saumur, a museum
Castle Saumur, a museum
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Castle of Saumur
Castle of Saumur
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Other monuments nearby

Church Notre-Dame-des-ArdilliersSaumur
Castle of LaunayVillebernier (1.6 mi)
Church Saint-MainboeufVillebernier (2 mi)
Lodge of VarrainsVarrains (2.6 mi)
Castle of PocéDistré (2.8 mi)
Castle of ChacéBellevigne-les-Châteaux (3 mi)
Church Saint-JulienDistré (3 mi)
Manor of La VignolleSouzay-Champigny (3.2 mi)

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