Fortified City of Carcassonne - Narbonnaise City Gate

Fortified City of Carcassonne

Description

Narbonnaise City Gate, Fortified City of Carcassonne, Aude, France.

Author Link

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Florent_P%C3%A9cassou

Author Description

Florent Pécassou

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Pages that link here:

Cité de Carcassonne

Cité de Carcassonne is a castle that had function to not only provide protection to the large military garrison which had access to impressive suite of defensive buildings, but also to provide protection to the entire city of Carcassonn. With its 52 towers and 3km of walls, Cité de Carcassonne represents one of the most celebrated castles in the France.

Related Articles:

Leeds Castle

Leeds castle is one of the most famous castles built in the 12th century, and was a home of some of the most important historical events in the history of England. If you are interested to learn much more about its origins, history, owners and the upgrades it receives during centuries, this is the perfect place to do so.

Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle is today considered by historians and architects as one of the most influential castles of the 13th and 14th century Europe. It guided fashion, architecture and engineering for centuries to come, becoming important focus point of countless artists from all around Europe and the World. Learn more about this castle here.

Burg Eltz

Burg Eltz is one of the best preserved European castles that had a purpose of housing several noble families from central Germany. Built for comfort and exclusivity, this castle is today one of the major tourist attractions from Germany. Read more about its history here.