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Château de Chambord

Château du XVIe s., classé monument historique et inscrit au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Ce chef d'oeuvre de la Renaissance à forte inspiration féodale et italienne aurait été inspiré par Léonard de Vinci. Réputé inhabitable (440 pièces), Chambord est notamment fameux pour son escalier à doubles révolutions.

This 16th century château is a National Historical Monument , and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. This masterpiece of the Renaissance, largely inspired by Italien feudal society, is said to have been designed by Leonardo da Vinci. With its reputation of being uninhabitable (440 rooms), Chambord is famous for its double staircase.