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Château de Beynac - between the seigniorial chapel and the seigniorial home
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The Château de Beynac is a castle situated in the commune of Beynac-et-Cazenac, in the Dordogne département of France. The castle is one of the best-preserved and best known in the region.

This Middle Ages construction, with its austere appearance, is perched on top of a limestone cliff, dominating the town and the north bank of the Dordogne River.

The shot was taken in august 2012, in the end of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Beynac

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