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Archbishop Gilles Aycelin's "keep" (tall tower)

A large, 4-story square typical Middle Ages "keep" was a tower, normally built as part of a castle... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
on_the_go_98765
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Windy views of City

This was a steep climb but had good views from the top as long as you could stand the high winds... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Steve25_12
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

A large, 4-story square typical Middle Ages "keep" was a tower, normally built as part of a castle. They are built to have a basement, guard room, a great hall, and a chamber level on those 4 levels. It's a fortified tower (thus the guard...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This was a steep climb but had good views from the top as long as you could stand the high winds once up there (very calm in square below). It costs ā‚¬4 and was worth it

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I got to the "Archbishops' complex" at 17:15 and they close at 18:00 so I was advised to climb to the Donjon top. I like climbing towers, belfries... So I was ready for a tough climb. As usual, it was dark and difficult to manoeuvre...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Not really much here. 150+ steps to get to the top for excellent views. Add to that a good gift shop at the bottom, and that's all there is.

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

An old defensive tower, complete with small rooms with arrow-slits from which to defend against invaders. The tower gives a wonderful overview of the town, including the nearby cathedral and the canal. Access is by a tightly winding stone spiral staircase (with a rope 'railing'...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

150 steps more or less, worth climbing. The views of the town from there are breathtaking. Be prepared for strong winds šŸ˜Š

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

For a small entrance fee you can look round a number of the small museums as well as climb the steps to the top of the tower and take in the lovely views and admire the architecture of the building. It was worthwhile taking the...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

It is worth the climb and the admission fee just for the fabulous view of the cathedral which you get from the top (and the heavenly breeze on a hot summer day). You can buy a pass for all the city museums (worth it if...More

Thank David F
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Take the Climb up the tower (it has impressive views). Then Come Down for a Beer in the Square (or better yet send the kids up while you are having that beer in the square!

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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

We climbed the stairs to the top of the tower (steps not as steep or narrow as some places we've visited so a fairly easy climb). Great 360 views from the top. There'sā€‹ hardly any information around though. As we were only in Narbonne for...More

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