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Cité de Carcassonne

The Cité de Carcassonne is the fortified core of the famous walled city of Gallo-Roman origin in southern France. It consists of double defensive walls punctuated by 52 watchtowers, a castle with a museum, a Gothic cathedral, and impressive historic buildings within the enclosure. It's also the inspiration for the beloved table game Carcassonne. It's been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997.

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Cité de Carcassonne
1 Rue Viollet le Duc, 11000, Carcassonne

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Sep 14, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
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Sep 12, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Buying tickets on line is so simple and enables you to go straight in without queueing.
Sep 6, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Absolutely amazing,
Aug 23, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Extraordinary place. A visit should be on everyone’s list of places to see.
Aug 21, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
The castle is great all in all. The instructions on how to navigate the inner chambers are not very clear. It would be great if it is numbered carefully so that you do get to see everything. I missed some spot.
Also, modern art and history is very hard to crack but these yellows rings installation is clearly NOT the example! Please remove it. imIt euins the castle’s aesthetics!
Aug 21, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
The town of carcassone is lovely but the huge number of tourists in August spoil it really. I would like to visit in spring or autumn. T
Aug 20, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Everything you would expect from a historical site. Interesting aspects, great views and some lovely shops too.
Aug 20, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
An unique experience. It is the largest medieval castle I have seen, with imposing fortifications and views of the surrounding valleys that cut off your breath
Aug 17, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Simple to buy and use, missed a massive queue. Would recommend highly.
Aug 14, 2018
Cité de Carcassonne - Visit the Castle and the Ramparts
Great place to go! Advance ticket let us zip right in. I suggest getting the audio guide when you get there.