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Category: Castles , Local time: 03:10:42, Address: Rue de la Citadelle, Saint-Tropez, France, Tel.: +33 4 94 97 59 43

Citadel Saint-Tropez is one of the most significant monuments in Saint-Tropez , in France. It was originally a defense fortress. It was built above the city in the period between 1590 and 1607 in order to protect the city and its inhabitants. A similar type of the fortification can be found in other French cities on the coast, for example, in Antibes .

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Behind the gate of the Citadel you will see a largeand distinctive relief whose author is Paul Landowski. It depicts ship guns which are ready to fight. In the premises of the Citadel Saint-Tropez you may visit the Marine and History Museum (Musee de la Marine et de l'Histoire) . The upper terrace offers breathtaking panoramic views over the bay of Saint-Tropez and the Massif des Maures . In summer, various concerts and prestigious music festivals take place in the premises of the Citadel Saint-Tropez.

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GPS: 43.2727, 6.6439
Altitude: 42 m
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Last update: 2012-10-19 19:22:09

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