Château de Chambord


06 April 2021  |  Tourism, UNESCO

Château de Chambord, the largest château in the Loire Valley

Château de Chenonceau was built between 1519 and 1547. Upon completion the then wealthy owner, Pierre Nepveu played host to Emperor Charles V.

The château offers visitors unique French Renaissance architecture. During the Second World War, works of art on display at the Louvre in Paris were moved and stored at Château de Chambord.

Visitors every summer can visit and explore the château which has a facade 128 meters in length and consisting of 440 rooms, 282 fireplaces and 83 staircases. The building consists of eleven kinds of towers and its centre, the famous 'double-spiral staircase', which standing three stories high.

Château de Chenonceau is a UNESCO world heritage site.

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