plan de la cité de Carcassone -fortress on the edge of the veil, but which edge?

plan de la cité de Carcassone -fortress on the edge of the veil, but which edge?

The south of France has no end of impressive castles and fortifications but none more impressive than La Cité de Carcassonne.

South Of France. La Cité de Carcassonne.

In southern France’s Languedoc region, you will find La Cité de Carcassonne, a magnificent medieval walled city and one of France's most famous monuments.

Carcassonne castle, France

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Main entrance of medieval city through drawbridge at night. Carcassonne ~ France

Carcassonne, France ~ Main entrance of medieval city through drawbridge at night.

Double walled city. Good for keeping people out. Wonder how good it would be in a desert sitting to keep sand and wind out.

the citadel at Carcassone, a precursor/model for The Citadel in Idaho (via media center, The Citadel)

La Cité de Carcassonne, France:

Carcassonne - Carcassonne - Square Bishop‘s Tower and Inquisition Tower : the Bishop‘s Tower is square in shape and, unusually, straddles the two town walls, above the jousting ground. The Inquisition Tower, built in front of the Bishop‘s Palace.

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Entrance to medieval town of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France ©Brian Jannsen Photography

La Cité de Carcassonne, Carcassonne, France — by Mark Rentz. The fortified Cité de Carcassonne sits atop a rocky bluff with a commanding view of the valley below. It's an ideal...

Cité de Carcassonne, Carcassonne, France — by Mark Rentz

The fortified Cité de Carcassonne sits atop a rocky bluff with a commanding view of the valley below. It's an ideal defensive position,.

Moody skies over Cité de Carcassonne, France

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La cité de Carcassonne. Visit the city of Carcassonne , in the Aude department, that projects through time. The medieval remains perfectly preserved of the city will delight visiting families. © 123RF / Sophie Vigneault

Visit the city of Carcassonne , in the Aude department, that projects through time. The medieval remains perfectly preserved of the city will delight visiting families.

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