Château de Tours

Local nameChâteau de Tours
LocationTours, France

The Château de Tours is a castle located in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France.

Built in the 11th century, the building displayed an architecture of the Carolingian period, and was the residence of the Lords of France.

Until the 2000s, the Royal Castle of Tours was used as an aquarium where about 1,500 fish of 200 different species could be seen. It also served as Grévin museum. The castle was classified as monument historique on 20 August 1913.Currently, the building houses contemporary exhibitions of paintings and photographs, including works by Joan Miró, Daniel Buren, Nadar, and the workshop of Tours history where archeological and historical documents, models, audio-visual films on the history of Tours, etc., are shown.

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Address 25 Avenue André Malraux, 37000, France

Coordinates 47°23'49.471" N 0°41'37.11" E

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