Château de Vincennes
Château de Vincennes

Where: Paris, France

Start of construction: 12th Century

End of construction: 18th Century

Most important renovations:

20th & 21st century

Accessible: yes

Important fact:

the castle complex consists of a 52-meter high keep (the tallest in Europe), 1100 meters of wall, a chapel, several pavilions and a 40-meter high entrance gate. Some other gateways

were demolished in the past.

On October 15, 1917 Dutch Mati Hari was executed on the castle grounds on charges of espionage.