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Château de Pierrefonds

Château de Pierrefonds

Discover the Château de Pierrefonds, recreated by the architect Viollet-le-Duc in the 19th century.

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History of the monument

A château reborn. Erected in the late 14th century by Duke Louis of Orléans, the château was taken down in the 17th century and was in ruins when Napoleon III decided to commission architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc to rebuild it. He applied his architectural designs to create the ideal château, such as would have existed in the Middle Ages.


To ensure the safety of our visitors, the monument is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.
The monument is fully opened.

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