After ascending the double ramp taken in former times by the footsoldiers, the visitor reaches the château terraces, opposite St Hubert's Chapel. One can enjoy a panoramic view of the Loire Valley, the 15th and 16th century buildings, the gardens planted with Mediterranean species and the two impressive 'horsemen's towers
However, the current building is only one-fifth of the "palace" constructed by Charles VIII. This palace underwent periods of abandon and neglect, and several phases of organised demolition.
Amboise, Royal Château
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