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The Château de Vincennes (the court)
France

This is a view of the Château de Vincennes. The photo was taken between the Tour du Bois - Arc de Triomphe Le Vau (south), the Portique Le Vau (north), the Pavillon de la Reine (east) and the Pavillon du Roi (west). Behind the Portique Le Vau, there are the Donjon and the Sainte-Chapelle.

The shot was taken in november 2011, in the beginning of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

References : http://www.cheminsdememoire.gouv.fr/page/affichelieu.php?idLang=en&idLieu=1621

Copyright: Franck Masschelein
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