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Donjeon

The Donjeon building at Niort, is the surviving part of an old medieval castle, buided by Henri II plantagenet, king of England during the 100 years war. 2 twin donjeons still stand, now joined by a central structure added later in the 15th century. Taken at Niort, Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes region, France, June 2008.

 

Le Donjon à Niort, est la partie restante d'un château médiéval construit par Henri II plantagenet, roi d'Angleterre lors de la guerre de 100 ans. 2 donjeons jumeaux se dressent encore, réunis par une partie centrale ajoutée ultérieurement au 15ème siècle. Niort, Deux-Sèvres, région Poitou-Charentes, France, Juin 2008.

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Taken on June 17, 2008