Restaurant view at Carcassonne fortress

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Svein-Magne Tunli on March 17, 2013

The Cité de Carcassonne, a medieval fortress settlement with a history that exceeds two and a half thousand years. Picturesque fortifications (over 3 km of walls with 52 towers, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was partly shot here) were reconstructed by Viollet-le-Duc in 19th century. The fortress of Carcassonne is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The fortified city itself consists essentially of a concentric design with two outer walls with towers and barbicans to prevent attack by siege engines. The castle itself possesses its own drawbridge and ditch leading to a central keep.

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xacobeo4 on March 17, 2013

Hi!hello! , Beautiful place to refresh and watch the lovely scenery magnificent nocturnal, like, (I was relieved to see that in the summer) Best Regards luck cheers

Nadia Kushnir on March 18, 2013


Svein-Magne Tunli on March 18, 2013

Thanks a lot Nadia!



Carlo M. Dimhofen on March 24, 2013

Looks like an excellent place to have dinner - how was the meal?


Best regards,


Svein-Magne Tunli on March 24, 2013

Hi Michael! Yes it was a beautiful place for a dinner. The Food was OK (a bit tourist trap...).

Greetings from Norway


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 17, 2013
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    by Svein-Magne Tunli
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Taken on 2012/07/12 22:12:09
    • Exposure: 8.000s
    • Focal Length: 26.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash