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Castle of Angers

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The apparent austerity of this shale and limestone fortress, which the young king Louis IX had built on the edge of his kingdom in the 13th century, contrasts with the tranquil grounds inside the castle walls and the pleasant residence of the Dukes...more
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2 Promenade du Bout du Monde | Rue du Château, 49100, Angers, France
+33 2 41 86 48 77
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All reviews apocalypse tapestry audio guide amazing tapestry royal residence formal gardens tapestry room worth a visit bayeux tapestry maine river within the walls the main attraction lots of history herb garden great place to visit middle ages couple of hours loire valley
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whilst we had heard of the well known Bayeux tapestry it came as a complete surprise to discover the much larger Apocalypse Tapestry of Angers. Commissioned by Louis 1 Duke of Anjou in 1375 it is some 100 metres long and depicts scenes from the...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've seen many castles, in many countries and while Angers Castle is interesting... I've never seen a set of tapestries like the Apocalypse (Revelation) Tapestries. They are huge... intricate... vibrant... simply amazing. While there are more complete explanations in French, there are basic explanations in...More

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An avid history buff, I have always wanted to visit this city, and the first thing that greets the approach to Angers is the mighty fortress which dominates the approach to this charming riverside city. We were stunned by the sheer magnitude of the fastness:...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pics online do not do either the castle or the tapestry justice. The castle is well maintained and imposing. Its well worth climbing the steps to trace your away around the walls. As for the tapestry its a tad bigger than you might expect! Would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chateau/Castle at Angers is worth the visit on its own if you are in the area. It does however house the unique Apocalypse Tapestry which makes it worth a diversion to see. These 14th Century Tapestries have been created based on scenes from Revelation...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not have enough time to visit the inside but my visit was awesome. The entire ambience of the castle with the river and the bridges was awesome. After sunset and when the lights came on the view if the castel was simply breath...More

Thank Iqbal A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place to visit and walk around. Really impressive to see and enjoy it. The walls are coverd with plants and birds.

Thank gerwin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This sell guided tour was really interesting. Presented the history of the building going back in some areas to 1000 BC. Current building very interesting, with a display of the changes to the structure over the centuries. Today it house the Apocalypse Tapestry in a...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed September 10, 2018

An opportunity not to be missed-the Apocalypse Tapestry in Angers. While a commitment of time is required to appreciate the commissioned tapestry it is well worth the investment to see the story of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation by St. John. The tapestry,...More

Thank Gary Y
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We were in town for a quick short stay. Family member brought us here and I was amazed by the surrounding beauty, architecture and history of it.

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