Castles are among the most common architectural attractions that you can see in France. There are a lot of towns and cities in the country that boast of this particular monument that depicts not only architectural beauty but also a part of the history of a place. One of these castles is the Castillo Carcassonne, which is a great contributor to the tourism of Carcassonne.
The castle is one of the most formidable fortification unit that can still be found in Europe. Considered as a genuine stone anthology, the castle has so many features that are fit to be discovered and explored. You will be amazed by the three kilometers of ramparts and the forty turns that can be found in the castle premises. The two monumental doors of the castle itself, its staircases, weepholes, posterns and baffles are also great monuments that make the structure one of the best attractions that comprise the tourism of Carcassonne. The outer doors, the nine turns in the castle, the labyrinth-like notched and covered ways, the courtliness in the ditches as well as the breached in the watch towers are also among the best examples of military architecture in the Middle Ages.
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