ARCHITECT, French
(active 1518-1527 in Indre-et-Loire)

Aerial view

1518-27
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Château, Azay-le-Rideau (Indre-et-Loire)

Built between 1518 and 1527, the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau is considered one of the foremost examples of early French Renaissance architecture. Set on an island in the middle of the Indre river, this picturesque château has become one of the most popular of the châteaux of the Loire.

View the plan of Château, Azay-le-Rideau.




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