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Château de Pau, Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
www.castlesandmanorhouses.com
The Château de Pau is a castle in the centre of Pau, the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Béarn. The château is located in the centre of Pau and dominates that quarter of the city.
King Henry IV of France and Navarre was born here on December 13, 1553. The castle has a small garden that was tended by Marie Antoinette when she spent much of the summer in the city. The castle was used by Napoleon as a holiday home during his period of power.
The castle is classified as a Monument historique since 1840 by the French Ministry of Culture. 

Château de Pau, Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

The Château de Pau is a castle in the centre of Pau, the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Béarn. The château is located in the centre of Pau and dominates that quarter of the city.

King Henry IV of France and Navarre was born here on December 13, 1553. The castle has a small garden that was tended by Marie Antoinette when she spent much of the summer in the city. The castle was used by Napoleon as a holiday home during his period of power.

The castle is classified as a Monument historique since 1840 by the French Ministry of Culture. 

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